[Pythonmac-SIG] Floating windows
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 22:47:49 +0100
>Unfortunately, it isn't really designed to fit into the "Framework.py"
>framework - it is (IIRC) a chunk of very ugly code that you call
>instead of standard window manager calls (to do things like
>SelectWindow, NewWindow, etc...). It might also use the window's refcon
>field to keep track of its layer, which (again, IIRC) would interfere with
>the Framework.py module which also uses the refcon field to link a window
>to the object that manages it.
According to the description the API does not look that bad. It has the
advantage that it replaces the std window manager calls what makes it
possible to handle everything (?) transparently. Anyway, floating window
support would require a major revision of the PyMac API :-(