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Re: [E-devel] Workload and spare time



On Sat, 02 Sep 2006 19:01:05 -0700 shadoi <shadoi@nanovoid.com> wrote:

> Christopher Michael wrote:
> > David Seikel wrote:
> >> On Sat, 02 Sep 2006 19:14:08 +0100 Andrew Williams
> >> <andy@handyande.co.uk> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I was thinking just to tidy things up I might put the engage
> >>> module in e_modules in case anyone wants to fix it up after the
> >>> gadman removal.
> >> I welcome the move, and so long as devilhorns agrees, I say go for
> >> it. If I have time for it before anybody else gets to it, I'll fix
> >> up the gadman issue myself.  For the moment I still have .desktop
> >> stuff to keep me busy.
> >>
> >>> Engage standalone is something I hope to have a minute for now and
> >>> then so I will separate the two.
> >> I thought standalone was deprecated?  Hmm, this will fork the
> >> engage codebase.  Was there much shared code between the two?
> > 
> > No problems here :)
> > 
> > Thought about looking into the gadman engage stuff myself, time 
> > permitting. Although not as busy as onefang, hehe, I still have my
> > share of work todo :)
> 
> Here's a crazy idea.  What about making engage's zooming mode an 
> additional ibar style? It would probably much require that the shelf
> be below everything (unless you could use shaped icons... does it
> already do that? I forget.)  That way, those who want the fancy
> zooming can have it and those that want engage that acts as a 
> laucher/taskbar/itray/potato peeler can have it in the standalone
> app. The engage e17 module lacks most of those features currently
> anyway.

raster was trying to talk HandyAndE into turning engage into a shelf
that zoomed it's contents.  Getting it to cope with the gadman removal
and splitting up the standalone and module versions are probably big
enough jobs that we should take this one step at a time.

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