Re: Q Change a Gnome Widget

 Scrap it all you want, but the Simple calculator in the gnome-distro 
should stay!

 And while you are at it, add a device-manager!

 And rewrite gtop: too slow!


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

On 1/7/00, 11:46:45 AM, Elliot Lee <> wrote regarding 
Re: Q Change a Gnome Widget:

> On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, Kent Schumacher wrote:

> > > I believe that the original idea was that someone was writing a 
quicken type
> > > thingie and said that this would be a very useful widget.  So I did 
it.  I
> > > think that quicken type thingie never got realized but the calculator 
> > > stuck.  So it's whole purpose in life was some sort of "money" entry 
kind of
> > > thing.
> >
> > I'm writing order entry programs using gtk and I make a calculator 
> > in all the numeric data entry fields.   The calculator I use has a 
little side panel
> > that has buttons which insert constants applicable to the current 
numeric entry
> > field.   In other words it looks something like this.

> We should just rip the calculator out of libgnomeui altogether - it is 
> specialized and high-level to contribute anything but bloat. I think a
> better place might be the Gtk extras collection.

> -- Elliot
> "You can divide our industry into two kinds of people: those who want 
> go work for a company to make it successful, and those who want to go 
> for a successful company." -jwz

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