[Thunar-dev] Recent document support

Jannis Pohlmann info at sten-net.de
Sat Jul 1 14:02:41 CEST 2006

On Sat, 01 Jul 2006 12:18:24 +0200, Benedikt Meurer wrote:

> Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> >>>>also, in recently opened documents, i would include websites, but
> >>>>that might be a problem intergrating with every browser in
> >>>>existance. is there an easy way to do that?
> >>>
> >>>Normally, people browse through websites so fast that it would be
> >>>stupid to include websites in the list of recently openend
> >>>documents. They are already listed in the browser history and IMHO
> >>>that's where they belong.
> >>
> >>i would have to agree with that, it would have to only include
> >>things specificly clicked on or entered into the address bar. but
> >>that would be a pita to track, and quite proc expensive...
> > 
> > There is a spec for this on
> > 
> >   http://freedesktop.org/wiki/Standards_2frecent_2dfile_2dspec
> > 
> > A lot of gnome applications already support it. Implementing this in
> > libxfce4util to enable Xfce apps like mousepad to use this
> > specification shouldn't be that hard, I think.
> GTK+ 2.10 supports that already. I don't think we should another API
> to libxfce4util that will be obsolete within the next 6 months.

Ah, cool. No, there's indeed no use for another API if there already is
a solution in GTK+.

- Jannis
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