[RFC] branchview-NG

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Tue Jun 17 16:13:40 CDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 23:05 +0200, Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> Matt Mackall wrote:
> > Great. There's one visual glitch left, which is that there's whitespace
> > between the ruling lines and the canvas. Other than that, I'd say it's
> > ready to merge.
> Fixed this.
> > Oh, one other little glitch.. the part of the description where the hash
> > was isn't clickable.
> Ah... That's a bit of a problem. Before, I had the ul layed out on top 
> of the canvas. To get the row coloring right, I changed it around so 
> that the ul is on the bottom with the canvas on top (otherwise the 
> background color obscures the canvas). Apparently, the canvas makes the 
> links unclickable. This only affects the left part because the canvas 
> isn't as wide as the ul. At this point, there are 2 solutions:
> - Draw rectangles on the canvas for each row. a little ugly, because 
> it's bad for performance, and might be brittle because it has to match 
> up very close with the height of the actual list items.
> - Use two lists: one that has the background coloring, below the canvas, 
> and one that has the text, above the canvas.

That's probably fine. Here's a third idea: now that we have the row
thingies, we can line up the titles to the right of the canvas.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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