ANNOUNCE: gtkmm 2.11.6 and glibmm 2.13.9

*** gtkmm 2.12:

gtkmm 2.11 wraps new API in GTK+ 2.11, and will become stable gtkmm 2.12 
when GTK+ becomes GTK+ 2.12. It will be API/ABI-compatibile with gtkmm 2.10. 
2.8, 2.6 and 2.4. It is a version of the gtkmm-2.4 API.

The API is now frozen. Only minor API changes will be made before the gtkmm 
2.12.0 release, with permission from the GNOME release-team.

There's aren't many changes in this release, but this is your last chance to 
check the new API and tell us about something that needs to be corrected. We 
maintain API/ABI stability, so after we release gtkmm 2.12.0 it will be too late:

New API in gtkmm 2.12:
New API in glibmm 2.14:
and check the ChangeLog too.

gtkmm stays in-sync with GTK+ by following the official GNOME release schedule:

Bindings for the rest of the GNOME Platform are also available, and are also 

*** Changes


* Gdk::Cairo::set_source_color(), set_source_pixbuf(), set_source_pixmap():
  Deprecated the existing versions of these methods and added overloads that 
  take a const RefPtr& instead. 
  (Jonathan Jongsma)
* Deprecated Gdk::Cairo::rectangle(), replacing it with add_rectangle_to_path().
  and deprecated Gdk::Cairo::region(), replacing it with add_region_to_path(), 
  because these names are clearer.
  (Jonathan Jongsma)
* Documentation: Tutorial: DrawingArea: Corrected a mention of 
  PixBuf to Pixbuf. Bug #465961 (Jonathan Jongsma)


* Some build fixes for some compilers/setups.
 (Daniel Elstner)
* Documentation markup change for future appearance 
  in (Jonathon Jongsma)

*** Download

You will need libsigc++ 2.0, available here:

*** Development 

There is active discussion on the mailing list:
and in the #c++ channel on

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