Re: Removing GnomeDesktopItem API from gnome-desktop

On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 5:41 AM, Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to remove the GnomeDesktopItem API from gnome-desktop. It's an
> old API that is not needed anymore in our world with GKeyFile and
> GDesktopAppInfo.
> Thanks to Andre, here's a list of modules using it. I've put them in
> some categories:
>  With patches:
>  - gnome-applets
>  - gnome-control-center:
>  - nautilus-open-terminal

For what it's worth, I was just about to start using this API in
Tomboy as part of (see comment 21, and
comments 45 and below).

>  Bindings (shouldn't be an issue):
>  - gnome-python-desktop
>  - vala

Add gnome-desktop-sharp here.

> So it all looks good. Unless there's a good objection, I'll remove the
> API from master, even though it wasn't marked as deprecated earlier.

No good objection, it's not directly GNOME's fault that non-C apps
always have a bit more trouble when API is removed without much

I believe there are some unofficial gio-sharp bindings floating
around, so I'll look into using those.

Thanks for the heads up,

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