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Re: NSMenu* and NSPopuUp* issues

From: Serg Stoyan
Subject: Re: NSMenu* and NSPopuUp* issues
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2003 19:34:59 +0200

Hello Willem,

> Serg Stoyan <address@hidden> writes:
> > Hi everybody,
> > 
> > Currently I'm working on fixing as much as possible NSMenu* and
> > NSPopUp* related problems and bugs. I've found semi-working horizontal
> > menus code. I've search through mail list archive and found discussions
> > about horizontal menus. As a result of this discussion was:
> > 
> > 1. Doesn't add horizontal menus into GNUstep library.
> > 2. If someone needs this, reach this feature by making theme bundle.
> > (example:
> > http://w1.423.telia.com/~u42308495/alex/sillytheme-0.0.tar.gz)
> > 
> > So, finally, we have to decide: Do we need horizontal menus in GNUstep
> > library or not? There is 2 ways:
> > 
> > 1. We decide to leave horizontal menus -- I'll finish implementation.
> > 2. We decide to remove -- I'll remove horizontal menus code.
> I do not care either way.  But if you want to implement horizontal menus
> I really would opt for splitting the NSMenuView class into two
> different classes.  (See my posts in reply to Fred Kiefer.)
> The current NSMenuView class is a total mess because it tries to do
> 3 things at the same time: Vertical, popup and horizontal.

  Personally, I don't like having horizontal menus. The main reason is what
  you said: mess in GNUstep menu code. It's hard to maintain and really
  noone badly need this. I've not seen any contructive objections against
  removing this code from GNUstep. So I'll remove it.

Serg Stoyan

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