[MonoDevelop] Version Control UI

Mike Krüger mkrueger at novell.com
Sat Aug 14 17:06:15 EDT 2010

> I just updated again and noticed the new tabs at the bottom for the
> different types. They look like a good start, but I think that they'd
> look a bit more cleanly integrated with GUI files in something other
> than Sonar due to its gradient :)
How would you do it ?

> One thing I wondered was whether we needed the "Source/Visual/Actions"
> bar any more - could it not be integrated into the tabs as the first
> few? "Abstract Content" is a bit of a clunky name, which does kinda
> indicate that we've got a bit too much together. I'd consider "Source",
> "Visual", "Diff", "Blame" and "Log" as different views on the same thing
> (viewing it as code, a GUI, as a comparison to a previous version, etc),
> so having them all rendered the same as tabs would seem to make sense.
> The only odd one out would be Actions, which is a view on a sub-part of
> the Visual, but I'm not sure how that could be handled separately at the
> moment without resorting to a pad, so it'd probably be best to move it
> to a tab as well.
This is because stetic ignores the subview system of the view contents 
and does an own ... stetic get's overworked due to a gsoc project, let's 
see what happens. But you're right stetic should 'play nice' with the views.


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