Re: 2.26 will use GTK+ 2.16
- From: "Christian Rose" <menthos gnome org>
- To: "Tristan Van Berkom" <tvb gnome org>
- Cc: Diego Escalante Urrelo <diegoe gnome org>, Frederic Peters <fpeters gnome org>, desktop-devel-list gnome org, gnome-i18n <gnome-i18n gnome org>
- Subject: Re: 2.26 will use GTK+ 2.16
- Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2008 10:55:56 +0100
On 12/23/08, Tristan Van Berkom <tvb gnome org> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 2:17 PM, Diego Escalante Urrelo
> <diegoe gnome org> wrote:
> > On 12/22/08, Frederic Peters <fpeters gnome org> wrote:
> >> Hello beloved hackers!
> >> The GTK+ team decided for a short 2.16 cycle, so it can already be
> >> used for GNOME 2.26; this is great news and something many developers
> >> wanted, as there are already interesting features:
> also the ability to parse pango attributes on GtkLabel directly (allowing
> translatable strings without markup to have fancy pango sugar).
Wohoo! This has been one of the most annoying issues for translators
for many years. And now we have a solution in sight, perhaps even for
GNOME 2.26! No more wasting time and resources on "translating"
markup... I'm starting to feel sentimental, and my eyes are almost
getting wet... A tremendously big thanks to everyone involved!
> Nice, I'm going to do my best to pump out some nice editing magic
> for the new GtkEntry features from Glade, and I'll see if I cant squeeze in
> some pango attribute support on other widgets than just label
> (I guess we can set attributes on entries too... not sure what else...)
That would be awesome...!
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