Re: gnome-recent, ready to rock
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: Miles Lane <miles megapathdsl net>
- Cc: Jody Goldberg <Jgoldberg rogers com>, Chema Celorio <chema celorio com>, gnome-2-0-list <gnome-2-0-list gnome org>, James Willcox <jwillcox cs indiana edu>
- Subject: Re: gnome-recent, ready to rock
- Date: 06 Dec 2001 13:44:13 +0100
On Thu, 2001-12-06 at 07:57, Miles Lane wrote:
> On Wed, 2001-12-05 at 17:38, Jody Goldberg wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 05, 2001 at 02:46:05AM -0600, Chema wrote:
> > >
> > > I know this is not the best time to propose adding API into libgnomeui
> > > but this is an offer you are not going to be able to resist ;-).
> > >
> > > gnome-recent provides with functionality for apps to handle the recently
> > > opened files.
> > Sounds nice, but now does not seem like a good time to create new
> > apis. Would you be averse to putting it in GAL ? That would give
> > us a place to polish and buff things as applications start to use
> > it. Freezing an api that has not been kicked around seems like a
> > recipe for breakage.
> Please excuse my ignorance. libgal isn't considered to contain part
> of the core Gnome 2.0 API and is thus allowed to continue to be in flux?
yeah, and hasn't been ported yet to GNOME 2 AFAIK. So, wouldn't it be
better to do what Havoc proposed some time ago, which is to have a
libgtktransition or something where all these APIs are put to be just
tested for a while before taking its place into GTK/libgnome/glib, etc?
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> - <rodrigo ximian com>
http://www.gnome-db.org/ - http://www.ximian.com/
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