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Re: [Bug-gnubg] GNOMEify the user interface?

From: Jim Segrave
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] GNOMEify the user interface?
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 12:36:39 +0200
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On Wed 05 May 2004 (19:31 +0200), ??ystein Johansen wrote:
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> Hi all,
> I'm browsing through the GNOME developer manuals and I find out that the
> GNOME libraries has a lot of good stuff that GNU Backgammon is currently
> missing. At the same time GNU Backgammon utilises a lot of the GNOME
> libraries already. Since all our widgets are in GTK, I don't think it
> will be much problem of interating GNU Backgammon to the GNOME desktop.
> Discussion: Do we really want that?
> On one side, I think the gnubg project could benefit on makeing based on
> GNOME the componets, like gnomeui etc. The interface could benefit in
> the way that it will be using the GNOME standards, and the users will be
> therefore be familiar with the menu systems etc. We can simply add drag
> and drop functionality, and maybe a MDI could be implemented simpler as
> well?
> On the other side. If it depend fully on GNOME, users who don't have
> GNOME will be annoyed I guess. I don't think GNOME is portable to

Having tried Gnome under RedHat and rejected it as being somewhere
beyond awful, I'd certainly not want it to expect a Gnome

Jim Segrave           address@hidden

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