Re: why are signals strings instead of integer constants?

Miguel de Icaza writes:
>> In particular, gtk widgets that are not part of the gtk+ distribution
>> can add new signals without having to have a central signal ID
>> registry.
>Acutally, signal numbers get allocated when you initialize the widget
>class.  There is no central signal registration facility.

Exactly -- that's precisely what I was saying.


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