Re: Platform for Developer Documentation

2010/3/7 Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>:
> On Sun, 2010-03-07 at 22:32 +0000, Philip Withnall wrote:
>> On Sun, 2010-03-07 at 15:16 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote:
>> > I'm going to begin sketching out the content plan for
>> > the Platform Overview based on this.  If I've forgotten
>> > something, please tell me.  If you feel strongly that
>> > anything I mentioned should not be pushed, speak up.
>> What about libnotify, libunique and libxml2? They're fairly commonly
>> used, but I'm not sure if we should be pushing them. There's still talk
>> of including the functionality of the first two in GTK+/GLib, while
>> libxml2 is hardly a shining example of a usable or well-documented
>> library.
> I think we've generally considered libxml2 to be a system
> library lately.

Indeed, although a XML GObject API is long overdue.

> For libnotify, I admit I've been actively avoiding the
> discussions about notification systems lately, because
> they have a tendency to get unpleasant.
> If libunique really can't make it into GLib or GTK+,
> then I suppose it's something that should be talked
> about.

AFAIK ebassi is been working on a GtkApplication class so I think we
should avoid adding things ought to be deprecated.

>> What about jhbuild, Alleyoop and D-Feet for applications? jhbuild is
>> vital for anyone wanting to build GNOME, Alleyoop is in the same vein as
>> Nemiver, and D-Feet should be pushed if you're pushing D-Bus.
> I didn't know about Alleyoop, and I agree D-Feet is
> a nice tool.  I know I ignored our release sets for
> the platform libraries, but for the developer tools
> it would actually be really nice if I could follow
> that release set.
> I think jhbuild is in a different class altogether.
> My target audience is people who want to develop with
> our platform, not necessarily people who want to work
> on Gnome itself.
> --
> Shaun McCance
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Un saludo,
Alberto Ruiz

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