Re: gvalue type conversions

Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:

> It would seem useful to support conversions from most primitive types
> (int, float, etc.) to strings, for the purposes of the TreeView. If
> you have a GtkListStore containing integers, for example, it would be
> convenient if GtkCellRendererText could automatically display those as
> text.  It looks like adding an int->string conversion makes this
> happen automatically, because you can set the "text" property from a
> GValue with type G_VALUE_INT.

Yes please. At the moment we do this by hand when serializing/deserializing
values. Having the string conversion routines in glib would be nice.

Salut, Sven

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