Category Archives: gtk

Company Calls

Search support for the GtkFileChooser (#344785) landed in GTK+ trunk. It’s a patch written by Federico and updated by Matthias Clasen (I merely kept it in sync with trunk). The patch adds a private search engine abstraction object and three … Continue reading

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Down on the corner

VFS: Lennart, what you want is GVFS, which is being developed right now by alexl, has dropped the POSIX abstraction approach and it’s surely more portable than FUSE. And, most of all, has a sane API (for a change). For … Continue reading

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Time For Lovin’

You can see I’m listening to the Beastie Boys, right now In the last three days I’ve finally managed to resolve as fixed these GTK+ bugs: Bug 347375 – Not possible to set startup notification ID on a GtkWindow Bug … Continue reading

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Of Angels And Angles

GtkApplication class: I’ve updated the application class page on the wiki. Now, it has an updated layout of the API (which is what I’m currently working on) and the design requirements it should fulfil. While writing it I had some … Continue reading

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Live Wire

Back from FOSDEM 2007, after a little detour in Helsinki. I’ve opened a bug for the places support in GtkFileChooser: #413076. Attached to it you’ll find a patch; it should be taken with a grain of salt: it’s still a … Continue reading

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Like Eating Glass

Desktop-devel-list (d-d-l) is an interesting place. You follow discussions that usually tend to fork off, moving through tangential arguments; but, in the end, some stuff keeps turning up. Lately, for instance, every thread seems to end up on discussing about … Continue reading

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Come and See

Decemberists: Yesterday evening, The Decemberists were in London, and made a wonderful concert at Shepherd Bush. I’ve fallen in love with the band after vieweing the video of their song Sixteen Military Wives and I started getting my hands on … Continue reading

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Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Lately there has been some activity in projects moving from EggRecent to GtkRecent. Obviously, this led to questions and bugs opened about the API. One of the questions is: if I had a EggRecentModel singleton what should I use now?. … Continue reading

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Tides that I tried to swim against

gtk-recent: For those who missed the mail on gtk-devel-list, language-bindings and desktop-devel: Unfortunately, when importing the GtkRecent API in GTK+ I made a mistake and these two functions have been erroneously left inside the GtkRecentChooser interface API: gtk_recent_chooser_set_show_numbers() gtk_recent_chooser_get_show_numbers() These … Continue reading

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You got me all wrong

This is actually a mail I sent on gtk-devel-list. Obligatory disclaimer: this is not a proposal for getting gnome-vfs inside GLib, or for making GTK depend on gnome-vfs or for replacing gnome-vfs entirely; please, read on before commenting. A while … Continue reading

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