Notes on the new panel

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Thu Sep 22 11:11:05 CEST 2005

Benedikt Meurer schreef:
> Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
>>>>I think the clock widget should be taken out of libgui and be part of 
>>>>the clock plugin. Nothing else is using it, AFAIK.
>>>I always wondered why that was in libgui in the first place...  But
>>>taking it out will break ABI.  Granted, there's a 99% chance that no one
>>>in the entire world but the panel is using it, but...
>>99.99% would be closer, I think. I'm still in favor of moving it.
>>One of the advantages of being small (still) is that the damage of 
>>breaking compatibility is smaller as well.
>>Anyone else want to comment on this? Benny? Olivier?
> Put it into the clock plugin (remember, you'll need to use dynamic types 
> here if you want to use it in-process), but don't remove it from 
> libxfcegui4 now.

Hmm, very good point... dynamic types... I'll have to look that up ;-)

Jannis, just use the clock widget from libgui for now. We can have a 
look at it later.


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