Re: Why not to split gmc and other gnome applications into threads?

Federico Mena Quintero wrote:

> >  So it could be nice (like I think it's in Windows) that GMC and other
> >  GNOME (even GTK) applications split themselves into threads. So for
> >  example GMC could have a thread to redraw the icons on the desktop each
> >  5 seconds or so, another thread could redraw the tree of directories on
> >  the left and other to redraw the icons of files on the right.
> The new file manager which will replace MC has a completely
> non-blocking VFS.  This will solve the problem you described.
> >  Even more nice would be to make these threads callable for every GNOME
> >  application, so that every application could have a little GMC into
> >  itself if it needed it.
> The new VFS is callable from any application :-)
>   Federico

All of this seems to turn GNOME in the right direction... :-)

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