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Subject: Re: the UI viewport logic.. someone please help my understanding?

Re: the UI viewport logic.. someone please help my understanding?

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 11:56:16 -0700

2009/10/28 Thomas Martitz <>:
> Because the %Vi is a property of a sbs, and the UI vp is something totally
> unrelated.

it *does* nothing to the sbs though, so how can it be a property of
it? other than thats where it is specified? it controls nothing in
that screen

> I want those separate because there's a need for separation. A number of
> screens ignore the UI vp and want everything (but still want statusbar). For
> example the USB screen, or (hopefully soon) dozens of plugins, and of course
> for the default viewport of the WPS (which is simply not supposed to be
> bound within the UI vp!).

and they would be negatively affected how if the place they get their
defaults from changes?

> You simply want to remove flexibility and freedom to allow other parts to be
> independent of the lists viewport. And of course mix create
> interdependencies between skins and themes.

I dont change anything of the sort.. what I do get rid of is
inconsistancies in the current code.... quick without thinking or
checking anything what viewport can screen X expect if a sbs is
loaded? your answer is "well it depends *what* screen X is... it

> And for what? The entire %Vi handling is less than 10 lines of code.
Do you have a guilty conscience about the code or something? I've
never brought up its code impact...

>> Now can you see that Vi is redundant?
> No.
Received on 2009-10-28

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