[Gtk-sharp-list] The .Label property of controls like the Gtk.Button

Malte Hildingson tds00mahi@tellus.thn.htu.se
Wed, 29 Oct 2003 13:57:38 +0100 (CET)

For what it's worth; IMHO, it is a bad idea to divert from the original
API, Gtk# is a binding to Gtk+ not its own living entity, and especially
changing things like commonly known names will only cause confusion.


On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Philip Van Hoof wrote:

> Hi there,
> Because in .NET every visible control seems to have a .Text property
> which is used to set the contents main-label of that control, would it
> be a good idea if I provided a patch that adds this property to controls
> like the Gtk.Button ?
> I am also thinking about adding a Databind ()-method and a DataSource
> property to widgets like the Gtk.Combo and Gtk.TreeView.
> Please let me know what you think of these ideas, before I proceed :)