edscott wilson garcia edscott at imp.mx
Wed May 5 23:32:45 CEST 2004

Sounds like a good idea. If you use dbh to save pinboard information,
then it could be accessed through xfbook as well. Or you could use the
ROX pinboard format to access through ROX. Either would be good. 


El mié, 05-05-2004 a las 11:50, Andy Choens escribió:
> I decided to take the advice and I'm trying to start a whole new
> thread, that other one had gotten totally ridiculous.  :-)  As part of
> that thread, I suggested a different approach.  What if there was a
> simple application, docked on the left side of the screen that
> autohides when there's no mouse activity over it.  When there is, it
> pops out, on top of any other running application, and gives you
> access to a desktop like interface that covers maybe 1/3 of the screen
> horizontally and all of the screen vertically.  This would need to be
> a simple canvas widget that people could place icons on.  For lack of
> a better name at this moment, I'll call it xfpinboard.
> I think that xfbook is only the beginning of what I was thinking
> about.  I'm going to try to find some time to draw a mock-up.  I think
> people like being able to arrange their icons spatially.  It may or
> may not be in the same method that you do.  They might want some
> application shortcuts at the top and some file folders in the
> middle....or whatever...the details don't matter.
> Does this sound like something current users of xfce might like?  I
> certainly don't have the programming skills to actually do it.....I
> work with learning disable kids for a living.  Computers are just my
> hobby and interest.  I would certainly like to help, and who knows, I
> took some java and C in college, I might try to reteach myself some of
> it.
> I'm polling for reactions.
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> demand it.
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