Re: 2.3 Proposed Features

On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 00:12, Christian Meyer wrote:
> Hi Glynn!
> On 02 Feb 2003 23:45:57 +0000
> Glynn Foster wrote:
> > Although we certainly haven't finalized it yet, we're still looking at a
> > 6-8 month release schedule. One of the big things we wanted to try and
> > avoid was releasing over January.
> 8 months from now on would mean, that the next GNOME version would be built
> upon gtk+2.4.
> > We're definitely looking at Gtk+2.4 for GNOME 2.6 though, so it seems
> > like a great opportunity to really focus on the desktop again.
> Wouldn't it be wiser to wait for gtk2.4? libegg will replace some widgets in
> gtk2.4 (what I've learned so far) which will also fix some UI issues which have
> been discussed over the last days. Don't you think it's more important to wait
> instead of shipping those issues with the next version of GNOME.
> This would be a great step to have a clean UI in GNOME2.4.
> Currently, some people are fixing bugs, like #104549. And I hope there'll
> happen more things like that.

I am in favour of basing GNOME 2.4 on Gtk+ 2.2. I don't think it's wise
to have a very long release cycle, waiting for a library release a long
time in the future, that could be hard to stabilise.

Andrew Sobala <aes gnome org>

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