Re:[Re: Some general facts about panel and gnome]

 I am not sure SO uses QT but then I might be wrong. Anyway, the whole 
thing is to enable SO to plug into panel and also enable SO, in full 
view mode, to understand gnome menus and be able to launch gnome apps 
from whithin SO.

 This is an example. But in general, software makers coders should 
make themselves pluggable into major desktops, window managers. And I 
don't think this is Gnome's or KDE's or anyone else's job except to 
make sure things stay compatible so that work done by SO (as example) 
won't go to trash because new panel or menus don't understand old 

 Now, I can't promise anything, but I might be able to have more 
influence with these kinds of things (pray for me), and I am talking 

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

On 2/15/00, 6:27:22 AM, "Sarel J. Botha" <> wrote 
regarding Re: Some general facts about panel and gnome:

> [ I know the message I'm replying to is a month old -- sorry ]

> On Thu, Jan 13, 2000 at 06:02:37AM -0600, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > >  Fact 7: We need to talk to several software vendors to make their
> > > stuff support gnome one way or the other! Example: staroffice can plug
> > > itself in KDE and CDE. They should do the same with gnome.
> >
> > Yes, agreed.  Are you interested in pursuing this task?  I would be
> > very glad if you took an active role in the GNOME world by doing this
> > kind of tasks and pointing out these problems to companies like star
> > office.

> The problem really isn't so big as it sounds. All that needs to be 
done is
> for some to write a libglade for KDE which generates QT widgets 
instead of
> GTK. Then the SO guys just use .glade files for all their GUI stuff. I 
> there are some issues with this, like some widgets that don't exist in
> KDE and vice versa, but I believe this can work pretty well.

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> 99 little bugs in the code, 99 bugs in the code,
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