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[REBOL] Re: RFC: rebol-framework / list-view

From: petr:krenzelok:trz:cz at: 13-Nov-2002 10:27

Robert M. Muench wrote:
>BTW: Anyone working on a grid system? I know there were some efforts... >
I think not ... I think that list can be used for simple cases ... powerfull data-grid style would be more like a component, imo more than 15KB of code ...
>>Ppl have yet to learn, how ineffective is tree-view in that regard. >> >> >The > >>whole Windows Explorer crap - how can anyone use it for >>navigation? It is good for selecting path/context, but not as a data >> >> >viewer ... > >Right. But the grid system needs to be easy. Why do I have mark columns, >click on an edge to get a perfect width layout? That's what I want be >default... >
it should be part of set-up object ... auto-column-adjust: true (but there will be problem probably as we have no function available, which checks for string pixel size ...)
>That's a good idea. And yes I will add it. But it's an other way to >work. This is more like the "normal" database pattern. >
maybe you should wait if you are not sure about the idea ....
> >>The first thing I want to understand is - why relational >>model is being regarded as outdated by some of developers. I looked at >> >> >>Senteces associative data model, it shows some promise, but I yet have >> >> >>to understand, what is RFM better in than relational model ... >> >> > >It's more powerful if you need to see the big picutre. I'm not sure if >it's powerful for transactional systems. Try to build the examples you >see on the screenshots of RFM with a relational model. Than try to get >the same information level when looking at the graph. Than you will see >what I'm talking about... Robert >
hmm, different needs, different purposes ... as for the display, graph can be OK, but if you need to print e.g? As for trying to build some examples ... is it reall advatage of RFM/ADM or just of its implementation? We should compare how data are organized, what it allows us to do in upper layers, etc., as I can find some nice tool working with relational model under the hood ... unless I don't miss something here ... -pekr-