Re: Yelp patches
- From: Don Scorgie <DonScorgie Blueyonder co uk>
- To: Rodney Dawes <dobey novell com>, GNOME Desktop <desktop-devel-list gnome org>, Doc Devel List <gnome-doc-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Yelp patches
- Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 16:56:08 +0000
I know libgnomeprint* is going away, but the way the patch is
structured, it should be (relatively) easy to rip out support for it and
put in gtk printing support (i.e. only 1 short file needs rewritten).
I figured it was better to get printing support in now and then have to
change it later than to let this patch sit and rot until gtk 2.10 is
ready and then try fixing it up again. Plus, printing is one of the top
requests in Yelp.
On Fri, 2005-11-25 at 11:43 -0500, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> I'll just point out that libgnomeprint* are going away in the near
> future, in favor of printing support in GTK+ proper. While I'm sure
> the patch is fine, and the work is greatly appreciated, it is a bit
> of a weird time to be trying to add the support in. Would just be a
> bit of a pain to add printing support, and then have to immediately
> replace it with the new printing API, if we go with GTK+ 2.10 for
> GNOME 2.14, presuming that the printing is going into GTK+ 2.10, as
> part of the Project Ridley work.
> -- dobey
> On Fri, 2005-11-25 at 11:48 +0000, Don Scorgie wrote:
> > The first is to add printing support using libgnomeprint* and the second
> > improves startup time with man pages.
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