File managers (ROX Deficit)

Edscott Wilson Garcia edscott at
Tue Jul 12 21:01:38 CEST 2005

El mar, 12-07-2005 a las 19:52 +0200, Benedikt Meurer escribió:
> Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> > ROXs listview isn't based on GtkTreeView, but its some custom hack, 
> > which lacks a11y support and it doesn't look right with most probably 
> > every existing theme, so its really not suitable for a comparison.
> And of course that was wrong. ;-)
> Just checked ROX 2.2, and they really use GtkTreeView now. I still had 
> in mind that they had their own view, even with gtk2. And the fact that 
> it doesn't look right is based on the problem that they set their own 
> foreground color for the tree renderers instead of using the color 
> specified by the users Gtk theme. Same for the selected item color.
> So, ROX in list-mode would indeed be suitable for a comparison.

Not really. In a list mode you only have leaves, whileas in a treeview
you have both leaves and nodes. The complexity is not of the same order.
A listview would be "spatial", while a treeview is not. 


Edscott Wilson Garcia <edscott at>

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