bugGNUstep - Bugs: bug #16454, GNUStep & XDND > 2

 
 

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bug #16454: GNUStep & XDND > 2

Submitted by:  Charles Philip Chan <cpchan>
Submitted on:  Thu 27 Apr 2006 07:33:04 PM UTC  
 
Category: BackendSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: BugStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

Wed 03 May 2006 07:45:18 PM UTC, comment #2:

I have actually started on this, and have it working (sometimes), theres an intermittent issue somewhere i haven't figured out that happens occasionaly...

and have successfully drag and drop'd with the version of xdnd in gnustep....

will send the hack i have next time i'm on the machine where it resides.

matt rice <ratmice>
Project Member
Wed 03 May 2006 07:09:29 PM UTC, comment #1:

I have to admit that things are even worse than you think. GNUstep D&D was never compatible with XDND and never actually worked. Our idea to have the gpbs deamon handling the D&D via a pasteboard does not fit the XDND concept of data exchange.
What needs to be done is to move the D&D code from the xpbs.m file to XGServerEvent and of course to update to a more current XDND version.

Currently there are no plans to implement this. Volunteers are welcome.

Fred Kiefer <FredKiefer>
Project Member
Thu 27 Apr 2006 07:33:04 PM UTC, original submission:

Although I love GNUStep, the biggest problem that I have with it is the lack of interpolation with other X apps which seems to stem from GNUStep's use of XDND version 2. Are there any plans to upgrade to XDND >= 3 so that it will work with apps from other environments?

Thanks.

Charles

Charles Philip Chan <cpchan>

 

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