Re: Dependency question for gnome dictionary
- From: Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com>
- To: Desktop Development List <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Dependency question for gnome dictionary
- Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 08:29:29 -0500
On 12/15/05, Luis Villa
<luis villa gmail com
On 12/15/05, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-12-14 at 23:46 +0100, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > The new Dictionary code (soon to land in gnome-utils HEAD) introduces a
> > small-ish library called libgdict; it's a transport-agnostic library
> > used to interface to various dictionary sources (like a RFC2229
> > dictionary server, but I plan to add support for HTTP access using
> > libsoup and direct file access for StarDict dictionaries). It's based
> > on GLib and GTK+, and it resides inside the gnome-utils module
> > (gnome-utils/gnome-dictionary/libgdict, inside the "new-dictionary"
> > branch).
> > This library tries to address feature requests for the Dictionary, and
> > fixes the leaks and unmaintainable code that plagued the old Dictionary
> > code base.
> > I'd like to propose it for inclusion in the 2.14 release: I can
> > guarantee API/ABI stability, and its API is documented following the
> > release rules (gtk-doc says 75% symbols coverage, but I plan to add more
> > as soon as it lands in HEAD).
> Inclusion in platform or in desktop? I'd assume desktop, which means
> there are less demands on stability.
Yeah. Typically this kind of 'micro-library' has gotten in the desktop
without much scrutiny, which is fine. I don't see any reason why we'd
say no, ebassi.
Eg gweather recently grew a little library, and nobody seemed to mind.
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