Re: Extending the GNOME system (ideal)

On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Alan wrote:

> Disclaimer: While I am a progammer, I'm not a GNOME/bonobo programmer, so some
> things here might simply not be possible.  Also, I'm working off of a discussion
> that occured in a car first thing in the morning, so I might be talking out of
> my butt :)
> Anyway, the discussion went something like this.  Gnumeric does a good job of
> using various bonobo components to create text, graphs, do spell checking, and
> so on.  Why not make an entire app out of that.


Nautilus pretty much does this type of thing. It doesn't take care of one
compound document with a bunch of objects inside, but that is really
impossible to do in a generic manner. The "MS Word inside MSIE" example
would work fine with Nautilus, though.

-- Elliot
"The Pythagorean Theorem employed 24 words, the Lord's Prayer has 66 words,
Archimedes Principle has 67words, the 10 Commandments have 179 words, the Gettysburg
Address had 286 words, the Declaration of Independence, 1,300 words and finally the
European Commission's regulation on the sale of cabbage: 26,911 words."

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]