[RFC] KDev4 Ui
apaku at gmx.de
Wed Nov 14 13:46:39 UTC 2007
On 14.11.07 23:17:46, Hamish Rodda wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 08:59:54 pm Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > On 13.11.07 22:08:51, Matt Rogers wrote:
> > > On Nov 13, 2007, at 7:59 PM, Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > as a summary and some ideas I had while I couldn't sleep the last
> > > > hours about the KDev4 UI.
> > > >
> > > > So we now have dockwidgets and ideal, I guess most/all of us agree
> > > > that
> > > > one of the two needs to go. Which one depends on the possibility of
> > > > implementing most/all of the following items.
> > >
> > > No, actually, I think they both need to stay. But just those two. No
> > > more UI modes please.
> > That means double the work, for IMHO no gain. I mean if we can provide
> > drag'n'drop and multiple toolviews on the same border visible at the
> > same time, then we already have dockwidgets. But its dockwidgets that
> > auto-collapse, where the buttons take less space and scale better (the
> > tab texts in qt dockwidgets are just cut and the ellipsis added).
> You probably already know this, but the first commit I added support for
> on-the-fly switching, so it's no stress having two (other than it's more work
> to maintain).
I meant "double the work" in terms of providing dockwidget features for
ideal and ideal features for dockwidgets. If one has all features and
the other one only a subset of those features I can't see a reason to
keep the one with fewer features.
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