nick/settings-manager needs testing

Nick Schermer nickschermer at
Wed Jan 25 15:53:37 CET 2012

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 2:58 PM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at> wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:50:23 +0100, Nick Schermer <nickschermer at>
> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>
>>> * in the demo app you posted on IRC on Sunday, the active item had a
>>>  selection box around the icon and label, which I think was due to
>>>  GtkIconView; with ExoIconView the icon/labels each have their own
>>>  small selection box. Can we somehow make it look like with a
>>>  GtkIconView? I thought that looked really good!
>> In gtk3 we can, exo has a couple of advantages: good single click (but
>> that is easy to simulate) and follow-state emission, gtk has this in
>> gtk3.
>> So I think we should keep it like this and switch to gtkiconview when
>> we port to gtk3.
> Sounds ok. This is no "visual regression" anyway, so not really a
> concern. The demo app just looked a bit sexier.

True-ish, but without follow-state it is hard to tell (in single click
mode) which item the user is hovering, so therefore I've moved the
code to exo.


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