Re: Nautilus html thumbs

I just want to be the only one asking questions about this. Is this
really a good idea? How safe is gtkhtml? I ask because there have been
at least 5 viruses on Windows that I know of that exploit this exact
same thing. Find exploit in Exporter, put file on disk, wait until
somebody browses it, exploit. I think before something like this makes
it into Gnome somebody needs to have this discussion. :)

On Mon, 2004-02-23 at 06:29, Nadav Rotem wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to implement Nautilus html thumbs using gtkhtml. I decided
> to render the html file to a widget and than save it to a file. I have a
> few problems with that. I need to be able to render the widget off the
> screen and still be able to save it. 
> I looked into fake_expose_widget()  from 
> control-center-2.5.3/capplets/common/theme-thumbnail.c
> and also from
> /epiphany-1.1.9/lib/egg/egg-editable-toolbar.c
> I am able to render simple widgets such as lables, and buttons. More
> complex widgets such as containers need special handling, that I can do.
> I need to loop
> through each component and render it. In the case of gtkhtml, I do not
> know the structure of the widget and it does not get rendered when I
> call fake_expose_widget() on it. 
> Is there a known fix? Is there any other way to save the canvas? (gnome
> print maybe?)
> -Nadav Rotem
> Attached: the code

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