David Nolden zwabel at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 20 12:45:50 UTC 2010

Am Samstag 20 Februar 2010 11:09:51 schrieb Alexander Dymo:
> 2010/2/20 Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de>:
> >> +    virtual void showQuickOpen( const QStringList &types ) = 0;
> >
> > Can we please use an enum for this instead of a stringlist without any
> > type-checking. I know its a plain stringlist in the implementation, but
> > at least the public API should be sane.
> The problem is that apart from known types that can be listed in the
> enum (functions, classes, files) any plugin can register its own type
> and a handler/dataprovider for that.
> These types should be of course combinable with others and they should
> never clash.
> Do you know how this problem is solved or maybe a place in KDE code
> where to look for the solution?
> So far the only thing which comes to mind is this:
> IQuickOpen::registerProvider() calculates the next enum value and
> returns an integer for the caller
> Caller (Ruby switchers code) stores that integer and uses it.
> I'm interested whether this "calculate the next enum value" task is
> already solved somewhere.

Or we solve it the simple way, and keep it as it is.

Greetings, David

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