[Thunar-dev] Status?

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Aug 29 22:47:13 CEST 2005

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
>>I just signed up, as I'm interested in starting to help develop thunar a
>>bit, what's the status of the code?  Where is more work needed/whats
>>being worked on activly?  Also is there a plugin api or something so
>>make support for for example remote filesystems? (would be a nice way to
>>do some coding and "get to know" the code without reading a ton on the
>>main source itself).
> Writing a filesystem implementation will require a lot of knowledge 
> about the architecture and the codebase. Besides that, Thunar 1.0 will 
> not include a plugin API that allows you to hook up custom file systems. 
> The remote filesystem support will be provided by D-VFS once finished.
> If you want to help, there are quite a few open TODO items for Thunar 1.0:
> - A ThunarVfsVolume implementation for SysV/Linux.
> - The ThunarTreePane module (which includes three classes 
> ThunarTreeModel, ThunarTreeView and ThunarTreePane, just like 
> ThunarFavouritesPane), which will display a folder tree in the side pane.
> - The ThunarVfsMimeLegacy provider still lacks support for magic detection.
> etc.

Not to forget, we really need a multiline text editing widget.


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