Menu spec: sorting
jirka at 5z.com
Fri Aug 1 01:39:28 EEST 2003
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 01:00:15PM +0200, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> There was a nice thread about menu-sorting and menu-inlining a while ago, see
> I don't think it resulted in any actual changes to the spec though.
> I think the idea that a sub-menu can be marked as "inline" is a good idea. For
> that we need a single bool entry in the .directory file. Is "showInline" ok
> with everyone? I think the semantics should be "suggestion to inline the
> For the actual sorting we agreed that it was good to have it defined as part
> of the XML file. For that I propose a <Order> element that can be a child of
Looks good to me. Also I think that files that don't appear in the order
somehow should appear after the order. That is if you haven't specified a
<Merge> item. This way you could do simple ordering such as
That is, the <Merge type="all"/> would be implicit (or perhaps
menus/files would be implicit). I would also specify that it is completely
optional for the implementation to use the order or inline. It won't make
sense for a more dynamic view of the vfolders.
George <jirka at 5z.com>
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
-- Albert Einstein
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