Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#3493 closed bug (fixed)

Wrong BView scripting properties resolution

Reported by: matjako Owned by: axeld
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Kits/Interface Kit Version: R1/pre-alpha1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All


BView and BControl expose pairs of scriptable properties with the same name. For instance, there is one 'Frame' property that responds to B_GET_PROPERTY command and one 'Frame' property that responds to B_SET_PROPERTY command.

This is incorrect because it makes specifiers non-unique and does not follow the BeBook specification. It may break applications that rely on specifiers being unique and containing a _list_ of commands.


The correct way is to have one property that includes a list of all supported commands. Likewise, the description should be changed to explain that a property can be _both_ read and set. Like so: { "Frame", { B_GET_PROPERTY, B_SET_PROPERTY, 0 }, { B_DIRECT_SPECIFIER, 0 }, "Gets or sets the view's frame rectangle.",0 }, STEPS TO REPRODUCE

Issue a B_GET_SUITES scripting command to a BView instance, observe the duplicates in the reply.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by korli, 11 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed in hrev30920

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