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Re: [E-devel] Fw: Text color-classes in e17

Brian Mattern wrote:
On Sun, 12 Nov 2006 03:40:17 -0500
Christopher Michael <cpmichael1@comcast.net> wrote:

Brian Mattern wrote:
On Sat, 11 Nov 2006 16:09:42 -0500
Christopher Michael <cpmichael1@comcast.net> wrote:

This presents another issue in that what todo about precompiled
edj files ala get-e.org? Ship a seperate file with them? Decompile/recompile? Etc, etc.
they would just need to be recompiled. in general though, e17's
usability trumps any concerns about supporting old theme binaries...

Of course, of course. Not saying that...just pointing out that even
if a given theme WAS current (ie: ok against current API), how to
determine avail. color classes? Decompile/recompile? Extra File? (etc

"they would just need to be recompiled. in general though" .....my
point pretty much :) Do we decompile/recompile at run-time to
determine avail. cc's ? IMHO, no...too much work (read: procs) going
on during startup.

Which leaves??

Decompile / recompile at runtime makes no sense. I was suggesting
adding a directory of color classes to the edj file format that gets
created by edje_cc when compiling (similar to the font dir, spectra
dir, etc). If there are OLD edj files that were created before this was
added to edje they would need to be recompiled (once, then released
again) or they wouldn't work. Simple as that.

Given that most themes don't even include color classes yet, its not an

Or am I misunderstanding the 'issue' you're trying to point out?

No, I believe that hits the nail on the head...it was I misunderstanding your approach :) IMHO, this approach seems the way to go.