the CLAW is ready for Alpha

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sat Jan 31 10:33:13 CET 2004

Hey Chris, you are of course more than welcome to host your project on
the xfce-goodies site. Just let me know. 

If you send me your berlios user name I can add you to the project
members list.


On Sat, Jan 31, 2004 at 12:55:31AM -0800, Chris Brault wrote:
> After much ado and a rewrite,
> The CLAW (Chris's LAme filebroWser) is ready for alpla
> testing (oh joy!)
> Here is the score:
> 1) The bottom command line is gone. Use the terminal
> button to open an xterm in the current directory.
> 2) There are little folders on the quick browser now,
> and a right click allows opening the location.
> 3) Since DnD in between browsers is not coming along
> so good, there is a dual pane mode. Select a pane
> (click on it) and the toolbar buttons will work for
> that pane. Drag and drop between the panes works too.
> 4) I have added a trash option (..Wastebasket) to the
> right click and an empty trash option on the toolbar.
> 5) I have added a drag and drop style bookmarks bar in
> a notebook with the quick browser. Click the column
> header to save them, right click them to get the
> remove option.
> 6) There is a music preview (using mpg123, ogg123 and
> playwav) if you hold the pointer over an ".ogg",
> ".mpg" or ".wav" file.
> 1) Put the mime-type file in the ~/.claw directory so
> it can be edited by the user.
> 2) Make an XML editor for the mimetype file
> 3) Since my XML file lists extentions, icons and
> associated applications, I need a much more complete
> list of applications and file types.
> 4) Multifile drag and drop: That darn
> "gtk.gdk.Rectangle" (argh!!!)
> What is my point with this posting:
> Hey, I'm ready to use that webspace now!
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