Re: Changing Yelp to use GtkHtml1 instead of GtkHtml2

On 4 May 2002, John Fleck wrote:

> On Sat, 2002-05-04 at 12:18, Sander Vesik wrote:
> > On Fri, 3 May 2002, Chris Lyttle wrote:
> > 
> > > I think its silly to use an unmaintained html widget for our help, esp 
> > > when its broken and there's no one to fix it. Even though it is late Yelp 
> > > will benefit from any fixes done during an evolution port as its using 
> > > gtkhtml1 too. Not having CSS is a small price to pay for fixability of 
> > > bugs esp ones that cause crashes, etc. 
> > 
> > It is so good to hear that not having CSS is a small price to pay. But it
> > would be nice to hear an explaination as to *WHY* this is true.
> > 
> It's not clear to me what you're saying here, Sander. If you think we
> need CSS for X (like don't we need it for a11y or something?), could you
> just say that?
> I detect sarcasm in your question, but sarcasm doesn't particularly move
> the discussion forward as much as simple declarative sentences full of
> information might.

Sarcasm? no, definately not. It is very good to hear that CSS is a small
price to pay, so we can discard it and I need no longer worry about any
rendering details. I just need a pointer to that magical thing that will
make this true so I can hack on all the non-help-related fun things in my
free time.

> Cheers,
> John
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> John Fleck
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