ANNOUNCE: gtkmm 1.3.8

*** gtkmm 1.3.8

gtkmm provides a C++ interface to GTK+. This unstable branch of gtkmm
wraps gtk+ 1.2.x.

*** Changes since gtkmm 1.3.7

* Generated C++ source code is now distributed, so that we can use extra 
  dependencies, such as perl modules, when generating the C++ source.
  (Daniel Elstner)
* Signals now use C++ types. We've said it before, but this time we mean it.
  (Murray Cumming)
* Added an exception hierarchy, used to wrap GError. Used in 
  Gdk::Pixbuf and demonstrated in demos/pixbuf-demo. (Daniel Elstner).
* Drag and Drop now wrapped, with examples, and the first draft of a chapter in
  the tutorial:
  (Murray Cumming)
* Revised Gtk::Menu API - accelerators now work. (Andreas Holzmann)
* Glib::ustring can now be used directly with standard streams, converting 
  to the current locale where necessary. (Daniel Elstner)
* Added wrappers for glib conversion functions. (Daniel Elstner)
* Initial GtkClipboard wrapper. (Murray Cumming)
* Simplified checks for standard library features (Daniel Elstner)

*** Known problems 

* gtk-demo "stock browser" doesn't work yet. This is being worked on.

*** Download

You will need the alpha release of libsigc++1.1, available here:

If you wish to install this in parallel with gtk--1.2, you will first 
need to update to the latest libsigc++1.0.x, available here:

*** Development 

This is an unstable release, currently under heavy development. You can find 
cvs instructions here:

The CHANGES file describes some of the more significant differences 
compared to gtkmm 1.2:

There is also ongoing discussion on the mailing list:
and in the #C++ channel on  

Murray Cumming
murrayc usa net

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