[Qgis-developer] The new installer

Denis Rouzaud denis.rouzaud at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 23:06:01 PDT 2013

On 04/30/2013 07:59 AM, Nathan Woodrow wrote:
> I don't mind the idea but I'm not for plugins living in the settings 
> dialog.  Plugins are not settings they are their own standalone thing.
I understand. My point of view is that everything can be thought as a 
setting, and some softs are doing this and I like it. But it's no big deal.
> Having some kind of settingsWidget() method exposed on each plugin 
> that so that we can add plugin settings in the settings dialog is not 
> a bad idea, but I think the installer and manager should live outside 
> of the settings dialog.
That's a great idea. But it would be confusing as settings can be 
application or project related. Unless you put everything in a dialog 
setting ;) Joke apart, it's a great idea.
> - Nathan
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 3:54 PM, Denis Rouzaud 
> <denis.rouzaud at gmail.com <mailto:denis.rouzaud at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Well, I like the idea of having everything grouped.
>     For example in pyCharm everything is in one dialog: application
>     and project settings. And you can search for anything in a search bar.
>     If the left panels can be nested (as suggested previously), I
>     would even consider integrating the project settings in the main
>     settings.
>     I would leave them directly accessible from menus of course, but
>     just as shortcuts leading to the main dialog but with the right
>     panel open.
>     You then would have everything accessible at one place.
>     On 04/30/2013 07:46 AM, Nathan Woodrow wrote:
>>     On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 3:19 PM, Denis Rouzaud
>>     <denis.rouzaud at gmail.com <mailto:denis.rouzaud at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>         Do you think it could be interesting to integrate this also
>>         in the settings dialog? If the left panel can be integrated
>>         as a tree widget item in the panel of the settings dialog (as
>>         I just proposed for the labelling).
>>     Not sure I follow that.  Why would you want plugins in the
>>     settings dialog?
>>     - Nathan

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