Re: Getting libgnome* into shape

On Wed, 2001-08-29 at 17:30, Joe Shaw wrote:
> On 29 Aug 2001 14:56:18 +0100, Sander Vesik wrote:
> > Does it matter? I mean *REALLY* matter? We can all argue about this until
> > the Sun becomes a red giant, but i remain extremely unconvinced it is an
> > issue we ned to have large discussions and arguments over.
> Sure, it matters. An implicit dependency is nicer because what's behind
> it becomes an implementation detail. It's just like imposing the policy
> of having private structures and using an accessor API instead of
> messing with the structure directly, which we can all agree is
> beneficial: just look at gnome-libs 1.x and it's explicit dependency on
> Imlib.

ironically imlib itself hides from us the explicit dependency on libpng,
libtiff, etc.

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