Icon view buddy list

Sean Egan seanegan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 16:49:31 EDT 2007

On 8/1/07, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury <imadil at gmail.com> wrote:
> It certainly looks interesting to me! GtkIconView came in with GTK+ 2.6.
> So I suppose we will include that with pidgin (like pidgincombobox)?

If I wanted to do groups well, it would need to a custom widget based
on GtkIconView as GtkIconView only supports flat lists.

> Also, is it possible to turn it into a plugin? The view itself will be
> in pidgin, so that plugins can use it where desired, or it can be used
> for siege's buddy-selector. And a plugin will be able to replace the
> treeview with the iconview (or any other widget, if so desired) in the
> buddylist. That'd be pretty interesting, I think.

That should be possible. Pidgin would include the widget to be used
wherever it was wanted.

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