Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 28 09:47:12 EDT 2005

Chris Shoemaker <c.shoemaker at> writes:

> Ok, 4 weeks without a single message!?!  C'mon!

Hey, it's okay that this list is quiet..  It's not a crime ;)
Maybe it means people are hard at work..  :)

> BTW: my investigations into using GtkTreeModel for a new register are
> looking even better than I hoped.  I had an intitial, very rough
> concept working with GtkListStore, then with GtkTreeStore.  That
> convinced me that the *display* portion would work, even some of the
> dynamic tree behavior.  Then, I had to convert to a custom
> GtkTreeModel, that provided for iteration over Transactions and
> Splits, the result of a Query.  That convinced me that the *editing*
> portion was feasible (possibly modulo some remaining GtkCellEditable
> issues).  So, there's a few more details to flesh out, but I'm
> optimistic that it will be workable.  Incidentally, if it is workable,
> I estimate it'll be about 1/5 the complexity of src/register/*.  The
> GtkTreeModel interface is decently defined, and its interaction with
> GtkTreeView and friends is where much of the complexity is hidden by
> gtk.

Cool..  Are you also taking into account the business ledger, which
uses the same underlying register interfaces that the split register
does? (just wondering)..

> Incidentally, I was wondering if anyone else's register went all-white
> a few weeks ago.  (All my development is at the top of my patch stack,
> so I haven't recompiled the base CVS for months, but I don't *think* I
> did anything that would make the register go white. :)

I dont think so, but I haven't looked closely.

> -chris


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