[Phpmyadmin-devel] New navigation frame resize handler

Tyron Madlener tyronx at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 14:39:05 CEST 2011

On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 3:31 PM, Rouslan Placella <rouslan at placella.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-08-01 at 14:24 +0200, Herman van Rink wrote:
>> On 08/01/2011 01:34 AM, Rouslan Placella wrote:
>> > I rewrote the navigation frame resize handler and I'm looking for some
>> > feedback and opinions. The new handler keeps navigation frame width
>> > synchronised and there is an option to collapse the frame. I made a
>> > video [1] that showcases the functionality and there are a few words
>> > about it in my blog [2] and of course, it can be seen ion action on my
>> > demo site [3].
>> Having it resizeable seems nice. But I'm not sure that the
>> synchronisation between tabs is useful.
>> When I would resize to fit some specific table names this does not mean
>> that I need the same space for an other tab where I might have a
>> different database.
> I was thinking of adding a configuration option to disable this.

I agree with Herman, this feature seems rather like an inconvenience
than a feature to me. And this would be the very first
setting/configuration in phpMyAdmin that is synchronized - why does it
deserve that status? ;)

>> And I'm not really a fan of polling, specially when it's just for this.
> Well, some browsers don't fire the onresize event for frames. Polling is
> the only reliable way here.
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