Re: Announcing: Project Ridley

Am Montag, den 22.08.2005, 13:37 +0200 schrieb Rodrigo Moya:
> there is no reason to force us to do GNOME 3.0, but since many GNOME
> libraries will be disappearing with Ridley, we might want to call it
> 3.0, so that we don't have to maintain the old libraries around.
> Also, as we deprecate most stuff in libgnome/libgnomeui, we might want
> to think about the role of those libraries. I would suggest we use them
> for having high-level desktop oriented things in one place, like, for
> instance, talking to the panel/window manager/file manager/etc,
> notifications, services (libgnomeservice), libegg, icon theme.
> Thus, as we reduce the number of generic libraries by getting them into
> GTK+, we also reduce the number of specific, high-level libraries, by
> putting them into libgnome/libgnomeui. Since we'll always need these
> high-level libraries, instead of killing libgnome*
> (, it might be much better to
> change its purpose.
> All those would be enough to justify a GNOME 3.0 :)

Does this also mean that we can get rid of deprecated API like GtkTree,
GtkCList or GtkFileSelector?

Christian Neumair <chris gnome-de org>

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