Discussion concerning: New dialog for ports
Ilya A. Arkhipov
rum1cro at yandex.ru
Fri Nov 30 07:53:53 UTC 2012
29.11.2012, 19:18, "Warren Block" <wblock at wonkity.com>:
> On Thu, 29 Nov 2012, Ilya A. Arkhipov wrote:
>> Few week ago I started work on new dialog for ports, main idea it's
>> adding functionality, I guess you know ;) I took checklist.c from
>> libdialog and modified it for us. Regarding license, I discussed with
>> Thomas E. Dickey(author dialog) he said I can't change LGPL to BSD but
>> it should not be a problem.
>> What we have now:
>> - check + radio lists in on box (and yes we can put off radiobox)
>> - separate line with text
>> - dynamic width/height size
> Sounds familiar. :) Two lines for text would be good.
Yeah, I started from eadler@ email :) Regarding 2 lines, maybe it will be added in future but not now. Now you can use statusbar for providing more information. I mean:
>> - all features from checklist.c :)
>> -- mouse support
>> -- hotkey for find a lines
>> My plan:
>> - add Help button/F1/alt-h/esc-1 (actually don't know how will be better)
>> - button for license
> Might want to call that "Port License" or such. Otherwise, it looks
> like it will show the license of the dialog program.
>> - fixing bugs >_<
>> - start work on parsing receiving data, after that should be ready for testing.
>> Regarding parsing data I want discuss here. Wanna correct understand what will be better, now I have few variants:
>> 1. Get all data from env. variables
>> 2. Use the same with old dialog style, I mean receive from STDIN
>> 3. From file? <- guess bad idea
>> Your ideas?
>> And certainly screeshots:
>> Big description(just for test);
>> In X -- http://imm.io/NkVR
>> In Terminal -- https://www.dropbox.com/s/bzt8zszpk40jrso/2012-11-29%2014.59.53.jpg
>> With license button:
>> in X -- http://imm.io/Nl9K
>> You can find my repo there: https://bitbucket.org/m1cro/d4p/. I'll be happy for all response ;)
> Thanks for working on this!
With Best Regards,
Ilya A. Arkhipov
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