Re: gtk 2.8 for gnome 2.12
- From: Øivind Hoel <oivind hoel gmail com>
- To: Carl Worth <cworth cworth org>
- Cc: Luis Villa <luis villa gmail com>, Miguel de Icaza <miguel ximian com>, GNOME Desktop <desktop-devel-list gnome org>, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- Subject: Re: gtk 2.8 for gnome 2.12
- Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 08:42:28 +0200
Switching to browsing mode is something old-time gnome users like
myself do. Because we like what we're used to, not because Spatial is
a piece of shit. I gather the "most people" you're talking about are
such users, not newcomers.
Breaking old habits is difficult (which is why I use a terminal to do
stuff that now has nice gui tools for them)
On 7/21/05, Carl Worth <cworth cworth org> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jul 2005 18:10:04 -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > * Cairo itself has a list of requirements for 1.0 in
> > cairo/ROADMAP and it looks far from finished.
> > Section "A9" will break the API, work remains on "A10", "A12"
> > and possibly "A13". This is in addition to various other
> > items still on the queue before they release 1.0.
> I just updated the ROADMAP to reflect our current plans, which is
> that all API _changes_ are scheduled for an as-soon-as-possible 0.6,
> leaving just a couple of API additions on the 1.0 roadmap.
> Of the 4 API changes mentioned there, 3 of them have patches on the
> cairo mailing list that have already been reviewed and appear to have
> consensus, (in fact Keith just committed one).
> And the last API change should just change a handful of functions from
> returning cairo_status_t to have a return type of void. I'll work
> on that now.
> > * We do not have a commitment not to break the API after the
> > GNOME 2.12 release in six weeks.
> I do commit to that.
> We'll have cairo 0.6 out within days not weeks. And the API/ABI
> stable 1.0 out within weeks not months, (as soon as we can, and
> before GNOME 2.12).
> So those are my plans for cairo. Please make your own plans and
> decisions accordingly.
>  http://cvs.cairographics.org/*checkout*/cairo/ROADMAP
>  This shouldn't break any programs since nobody checks error return
> values anyway, right? ;-) ;-)
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