Gtk# in the bindings suite
- From: Johan Dahlin <johan gnome org>
- To: GNOME Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Cc: Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org>
- Subject: Gtk# in the bindings suite
- Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 11:09:30 -0300
> * Should we include Gtk# in the Bindings suite?
> - short term
> - it hasn't been proposed for 2.16, but we could grandfather it in
> - the release management issues have largely been solved, aside from Gtk#
> not being split between Platform and Desktop (stable and unstable) APIs
> which is pretty important in terms of ISV/ISD communication and so on
> - bindings are a very important part of GNOME, and our value proposition
> - it seems that few people are concerned about Gtk# adopting the release
> process and other standards, then being included in our Bindings suite
> - a social/business/non-technical issue may persist regarding GNOME using
> or endorsing a Microsoft derived technology; some users/vendors may not
> appreciate that, to the point that they may choose to disassociate from
> the GNOME project (this shouldn't be dismissed out of hand)
They're already widely used and they seem to be mature enough to be included
in the suite.
I cannot se a reason why they shouldn't if they follow the bindings/platform
stability rules and are prepared to follow the release schedule.
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