Source Directory Structure

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Proposed directory structure for Inkscape's source code.

  • src
    • 2geom: Geometry (move to library)
    • actions: GActions, SPActions, Verbs, chemistry (GActions to replace SPActions and Verbs)
      • selection
    • display: (Rename 'render'?)
      • drawing: Render SVG (DrawingItem and derived classes)
        • filters: Render filters
      • canvas: UI controls (CanvasItem and derived classes)
      • common
    • extension
      • dbus
      • internal: (move to io)
      • plugins
      • etc.
    • io: Reading/writing files
      • svg
    • libraries: (move to "src/3rdparty")
      • adaptagrams
        • libavoid
        • libcola
        • libvpsc
      • libcroco
      • libdepixelize
      • potrace
      • etc.
    • live-effects
    • object: Object tree (e.g. SPRect)
      • containers: (e.g. group)
      • shapes: (e.g. rect)
      • filters
      • etc.
    • ui
      • cache
      • dialog: Dialogs
      • menu: Menus
      • snap
      • toolbar: Toolbars
      • tool: Move to OnScreen, etc.
      • tools: Tools
      • view What is this?
      • widget
        • basic: Basic custom widgets (e.g. ink-combobox-entry)
        • composite: Composite widgets (e.g. simple-filter-modifier)
        • derived: (name?)
          • attribute: Widgets that change attributes
          • property: Widgets that change properties
          • preference: Widgets that change preferences
      • onscreen: (knots)
    • util: (Merge helper & util)
      • numeric
      • color
      • svg
    • xml: XML manipulation (Mostly SVG/Inkscape agnostic)

Already exists.

A more radical suggestion: Source Directory Structure Screaming Architecture