[openbeos] Re: System wide toolbar class

  • From: v.ramshankar@xxxxxxxxx
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 07 Apr 2007 09:32:30 -0700

> While the kernel/driver area is probably the one where most things still need
> to be done, e.g. the interface kit is by far not finished yet. In several
> place functionality is missing and there are still a lot of bugs that want to
> be squashed. Furthermore the code has TODOs all over the place:
> $ cd /boot/home/develop/obos/haiku/src/kits/interface/
> $ grep -i TODO * 2> /dev/null | wc -l
>     233
> So, there's more than enough to do in the interface area, if you want to help
> there.

OK, I'll maybe start with that.

> Yep, tool-tip-wise Haiku definitely needs something better. An integrated API
> -- BView methods to set tool tips -- maybe even a BToolTip class, depending
> on the amount of features we want to put in. But again, that requires quite a
> bit of design effort, and most of the developers who'd be interested in
> helping design the API (me included) rather want to focus on getting R1 done,
> ATM.
> CU, Ingo

Yes true. especially since it going to be part of the system API we probably 
cannot avoid virtual which would require careful coding to not tickle vtable 
size changes. Probably post R1.


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