I would also like to help with the upgrade to gtk 2.8 if someone can help me understand the issues.
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 12:45:29PM -0700, T P wrote:
> I see for milestone 11 one of the tasks is "Enhance file manager". What
> needs to be done here?
I've largely forgotten the specifics, but as I recall there were some
complaints that the file open and save dialogs lacked certain
capabilities that most modern file dialogs have. It's more a Gtk issue
though, so it may be best to see how things go when we finish upgrading
to gtk 2.8 (probably by 0.46 or 0.47).
If you are interested in working on improving system dialogs, I would
encourage you to take a look at the print dialog; it's suffered from
long years of neglect. I understand there are some new developments for
the print system in gtk 2.10, but unfortunately it will be a long while
before we can migrate to that version since it's not widely available in
distros. But meanwhile, it would be nice to improve our print dialog a
bit - maybe there are some aspects of the new print stuff that could be
backported or emulated?