Dimitrie O. Paun dpaun at
Tue Oct 8 20:52:44 CDT 2002

On October 8, 2002 08:46 am, Rein Klazes wrote:
> I am trying out newsbin. There was a request ("wine ui control
> hacker?") two months ago on this list to work on this. The program can
> be downloaded from and used for a short trial period.
> The makers have expressed that the would be willing to donate a
> license for tyhe purpose to get their program work under wine.

Can you get me one? I'd like to have another app to test with.

> Indeed the changes in the last weeks have improved things considerable.


> At this moment (current cvs) the biggest problems are:
> - only the first column displays any text

That's strange. In LVS_REPORT mode, I guess? That works very well
now, I'm very curious why it doesn't in your case.

> - new messages should be highlighted using a green background: that
> doesn't work

Hm, I guess for that to work, the control must be LVS_OWNERDRAWFIXED,
in which case, it's the app that's failing. But since it works on 

> - during filling the listview the screen keeps updating.

Yes, I've added a bunch of FIXMEs to eliminate all those screen 
Invalidates, when we can do better. Now it's just a matter of
implementing it. :)

> Perhaps not a listview bug but:
> - there are several listviews for messages, messages selected for
> download, downloaded messages amd failed messages. With tabs these can
> be veiwed. If one listview is updated it updates regardless of the
> selected tab.

Not sure I follow this one...

Thanks for the info! Bug reports are always welcomed.


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