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Subject: Re: my next crazy idea... rework the menu system

Re: my next crazy idea... rework the menu system

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_rockbox.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 09:13:02 +0200 (CEST)

On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Jonathan Gordon wrote:

> I think I forgot to mention the reason for the text/xml file was so
> that the entire menu structure could be done in the one file. e.g

I think XML is terrible when meant for humans to read and write.

> Now, if that could be done by preproccessor magic then that would be
> great... but I cant tihnk how to do it simply..?

Also, your approach seems to mostly focus how to remove unnecessary lines in
the menu code but the "option bloat" is also due to all little
support-functions etc that each little thing requires and not only for the
little lines in the actual menu, and I didn't see your approach address that.

-- 
  Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
Received on 2006-08-23

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