[REBOL] Re: [native-UI] What's native?
From: antonr:lexicon at: 25-Jun-2004 17:04
> > This is not consistent with any other popup menu I've used on any OS.
> > And why do I have a choice of a separate window or not? What
> happened to
> > simple thing being simple?
> Maybe to avoid this window-manager-problems? Also the code is
> very similar.
> And, does it make your code bigger?
But, lack of pop-menu is a deficiency of View on linux which
will need to be fixed.
I think every user interface has its own way of doing pop-menus.
Windows just happens to allow rebol to do it with a window.
(I don't know if native pop-menus are based on a window or not.)
This means rebol's implementation is currently simple, but
therefore not cross-platform.
So some work will need to be done to see how best to implement
pop-menus on unix.
It would be good to see a local-choose or local-pop-menu similar
to local-request-file, as we have now.
> BTW, i like that view/linux can't do this titlebar-hiding. Else,
> show image of
> screenshot, let user enter password..
Hmm makes me wonder if taking screen shots ought not
to require higher privilege, since the user might
have private information on screen.