Guidance for contribution ...

David Nolden zwabel+kde at
Wed Apr 30 13:53:38 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 30 April 2008 10:24:49 Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Sunday 27 April 2008 11:51:01 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > On 27.04.08 01:43:17, David Nolden wrote:
> > > Basically that just means that the function
> > > DocumentController::openDocument in
> > > kdevplatform/shell/documentcontroller.cpp needs to record all opened
> > > documents, and allow several ways of navigating that history
> > > forwards/backwards(for the beginning).
> >
> > Hmm, did we decide on what kind of navigation history we want? i.e.
> > wether changing position/line inside kate should be recorded as well, or
> > what about quick-open? Or should it just be recently-used-document
> > history?
> I don't think we did. I'd much rather than "jump to declaration", or
> clicking anything in grep results, will remember the current position.
> Since openDocument takes a cursor, it can do that just fine, but I guess
> we still have to agree this the behaviour we need.
> - Volodya

Yep, when I jump to a declaration, then I want to be able to easily jump back 
to the previous position. So we should also record the cursor positions. With 
that information, we could also easily implement a shortcut that jumps to the 
previous document, if someone wants it.

Greetings, David

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