[Qgis-community-team] Re: [Qgis-developer] Re: [Qgis-user] (no
otto.dassau at gmx.de
Sat Oct 18 03:23:28 EDT 2008
On Sat, 18 Oct 2008 07:15:10 +0200
"Tim Sutton" <tim at linfiniti.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks
> Note that we are currently in GUI freeze. While I support the fix we
> should liase with the community / documentation team to see if these
> changes will be ok for them. Tara / Otto can you please give the go
> ahead if possible?
> As a general rule we need to consult the community / documentation
> team before doing any GUI changes prior to 1.0 release with some
> comment on impact levels they may expect.
> +1 for the change from my point of view pending their ok.
+1 for the change. And as Tim said, it would be nice, if someone can give us a
list, what changes we may expect and need to update in the manual.
> 2008/10/18 John C. Tull <john.tull at wildnevada.org>:
> > On Oct 17, 2008, at 8:13 PM, William Kyngesburye wrote:
> >> On Oct 17, 2008, at 9:46 PM, John C. Tull wrote:
> >>>> About two weeks ago, the non-native dialog disappeared from Qt 4.5. All
> >>>> Mac file dialogs are native. Appending extra controls to Mac native file
> >>>> dialogs hasn't been implemented yet so the QGIS Encoding popup is
> >>>> currently
> >>>> unavailable in Qt 4.5.
> >>>> At this point, it looks like if we do nothing, the problem will go away
> >>>> when Qt 4.5 is released (which may be around January). Qt 4.5 Carbon
> >>>> seems
> >>>> to work as well as Qt 4.4 for those who want native dialogs now. Qt 4.5
> >>>> Cocoa is quirky but also usable (no splash screen, no icons in menus,
> >>>> some
> >>>> dialogs appear half off screen).
> >>> Tom,
> >>> Thanks for pointing out the Qt4.5 dialog change. That has been a concern
> >>> for me as well, but now that Qt is moving to a native dialog it should be
> >>> considered fixed.
> >> Well, Qt 4.5 is still in development. Qgis works with the current stable
> >> Qt, and more work to get all the kinks worked out (like your GRASS problem
> >> below, or adding the extra Qgis controls) would delay Qgis even more.
> >> I'd be happy with Tom's proof-of-concept fix - I think the main need for
> >> access to external drives is to add raster and vector layers.
> > Fair point. I possibly misunderstood and read Tom to say that he was willing
> > to let it resolve itself once Qt4.5 becomes stable.
> > If it is an easy thing to do, I would also favor the proof-of-concept being
> > committed to svn so the problem can be resolved now.
> > John
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