Category Archives: recent-files

Time to Build

Claudio did some interesting profiling (and patching) of the BookmarkFile implementation in GLib — so kudos to him and Felix. one thing that he noted is: However, I still have the feeling that letting ~\.recently-used.xbel grow without control is very, … Continue reading

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Company Calls Epilogue

Today I gave the final touches to a patch based upon the patch for search capabilities in the GtkFileChooser embeddable widget, adding the “Recently Used” shortcut: there are still a few missing bits (the icon for the shortcut is one … 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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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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The Mariner’s Revenge Song

From the libegg’s ChangeLog: 2006-05-07 Emmanuele Bassi Finally deprecate EggRecent. So long, and thanks for all the bugs. * libegg/recent-files/THIS_IS_DEPRECATED_USE_GTK_RECENT_CHOOSER: * libegg/recent-files/egg-recent-model.h: Deprecate the EggRecent code, now that GTK 2.9.0 is out; if you want to compile it, you must … Continue reading

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For the price of a cup of tea

Here’s a screenshot of testaction test showing the GtkRecentAction action for use with the GtkUIManager. The action is bound to a menuitem tag inside the UI definition markup. The code needs cleaning up and the hooking up of the GtkRecentChooser … Continue reading

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moving out: Marta has been in London a couple of times, in these two weeks; she has found a nice house in Crystal Palace, and began to buy furniture and stuff, and preparing it for us to move in. Next … Continue reading

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The API has landed

The GtkRecent code is finally in gtk+ HEAD branch. A couple of things are still missing, mostly documentation and examples (the exact list is here, if you want to check). The code needed a year to take shape (I was … Continue reading

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