[dojo-contributors] container widget name changes (pane vs. container vs. nothing)

Bill Keese bill at dojotoolkit.org
Sun Apr 2 09:09:55 EDT 2006


OK, that's 5 votes for "Container" and 1 vote against, so I will change
the names to:

>>> SplitContainer
>>> TabContainer
>>> LayoutContainer
>>> WizardContainer

Alex Russell wrote:
> Seconded.
> 
> On Thursday 30 March 2006 7:05 am, Tom Trenka wrote:
>> It sounds good to me.
>>
>> trt
>>
>> On 3/30/06, Bill Keese <bill at dojotoolkit.org> wrote:
>>> There's a set of widgets in dojo that operate on a list of child
>>> widgets:
>>>
>>> SplitPane
>>> TabPane
>>> LayoutPane
>>> AccordionContainer
>>> Wizard
>>>
>>> The word "pane" is confusing because, for example, TabPane sounds
>>> like a single tab, rather than the set of tabs.  Also, "WizardPane"
>>> is in fact a single screen within the wizard.  So planning to call
>>> everything "Container":
>>>
>>> SplitContainer
>>> TabContainer
>>> LayoutContainer
>>> AccordionContainer
>>> WizardContainer
>>>
>>> Does that sound OK?  Alternately it could be "SplitContainer,
>>> TabSet, Accordion, and Wizard", which might be better, but has the
>>> downside that the naming is inconsistent.  (Dustin thought naming
>>> consistency was important.)
>>>
>>> Note that this doesn't affect things like ContentPane and
>>> FloatingPane, because they are essentially a single thing, not a
>>> list of things.
>>>
>>> Comments?
>>>
>>> Bill
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