Re: The NEW gnome-terminal!

On Sat, 2002-02-09 at 23:45, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> writes:
> > On Sat, 2002-02-09 at 21:14, Bill Haneman wrote:
> > > Bear in mind that our accessibility work on GTK+ itself was 
> > > completed almost a full year ago, and that our implementation code
> > > for ATK is entirely externalized in GAIL.
> > 
> > gtk+ was already late a year ago. Look at the mail archives, and you'll
> > see that it should have been released long ago.
> > 
> Just to clarify, I was talking about the desktop (panel, etc.) not
> platform/GTK.
> A delay of GTK 2's magnitude has to come from dozens of sources; all
> the major pieces took too long (TreeView, TextView, GObject, even
> accessibility, etc.), there were too many smaller features added, and
> key personnel got yanked onto other tasks on various unplanned
> occasions. Some of the delays were deliberate, some were not. Each
> individual delay cause was a drop in the overall bucket. ;-)
> 300,000 lines of productized code were written - that's just a
> mind-blowing quantity of code, how any of us thought it'd happen on
> the original schedule is an interesting question.
> Owen is going to postmortem the whole thing at GUADEC, personally I'm
> curious to hear what he has to say:

Just to be sure, I wasn't blaming anyone or anything, just pointing out
that you wanted to release the thing long ago.

/Bastien Nocera sneaking out before it gets messy for him

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