[Thunar-dev] Thunar User Interface

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Wed Feb 16 22:43:18 CET 2005

Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Furthermore, I started with the UI prototyping app today. I decided to 
> use Python/PyGTK for this, since Python is more common than Ruby - and 
> Perl is simply weird. ;-)
> I imported it as design/ui/ to the thunar CVS repository.
>  WebCVS: http://thunar.xfce.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/design/ui/
>  Developers: :ext:<name>@xfce.org:/var/cvs/thunar (module: design)
> (Auke, is anoncvs available for Thunar?)
> This python stuff will be used to prototype the User Interface (Yannow, 
> its hard to impossible to decide on certain UI aspect if its only in 
> your mind). And since its Python and only a hack, more people can be 
> involved in the UI design process.

In case you are not subscribed to the thunar-workers mailinglist, here's 
the daily newsflash: ;-)

I added some bits and pieces of information about the python prototype 
to the wiki (besides some other wiki changes) at


and there's now also a script (run by cron once per day) that creates a 
snapshot of the design/ui CVS module and puts it in the download area, 
so people without developer access can participate in the development.


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