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bug#8176: 24.0.50; GUI toolkit differences


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#8176: 24.0.50; GUI toolkit differences
Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2011 16:14:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Tim Cross <address@hidden> writes:

> My suggestion would be to add it to the elisp manual, possibly as a
> footnote, in either section 22.17 or possibly 22.17.1. Something along
> the lines that not all GUI toolkits are equal and some features or
> behaviours available in one toolkit may not be available in another.
> For example, GTK will not allow a top level menu button or action,
> while Lucid and NS do.
>
> A tricky part in documenting this is getting consistency of terms. I'm
> not sure if 'top level button or action' is really understood, but
> basically it refers to a menu item on the top level menu bar which
> performs an action other than to open a sub-menu.

Could you suggest a paragraph for 22.17.1 that explains this problem?

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