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:  Backend Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Bug Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned 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?



Charles Philip Chan <cpchan>


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