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Re: Glitches with the GTK toolkit

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Glitches with the GTK toolkit
Date: Thu, 13 May 2004 15:30:05 -0400
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On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 01:55:12PM +0200, J?r?me Marant wrote:
> > It's not, but the (non-GTK) toolbar is implemented using the emacs
> > display engine which has aforementioned restriction in many places.
> > IIRC, it's more like a funny sort of window than a frame (not exactly
> > that either though -- e.g., I don't think it shows up in the window
> > tree).
> I still think using the Emacs display engine for that purpose is
> strange. Why not implementing a toolbar the XEmacs way?

I don't know, you'll have to ask Gerd.  I expect it was easier this way.

[After all, you don't need just display capability, but also input handling,
etc, and things like overflows have to interact gracefully with the rest of
the display engine -- I don't know if GTK even handles the latter well.]

Would you like fries with that?

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