Re: deprecation patch

On 31 Jan 2001, Owen Taylor wrote:

> Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:
> > 	* gtk/gtkinputdialog.h: Mark deprecated
> > 
> > 	* gtk/gtkvruler.h: Mark deprecated
> > 
> > 	* gtk/gtkhruler.h: Mark deprecated
> > 
> > 	* gtk/gtkruler.h: Mark deprecated
> > 
> > 	* gtk/gtkgamma.h: Mark deprecated
> > 
> > 	* gtk/gtkcurve.h: Mark deprecated
> I think these (and, just maybe, GtkTipsQuery) need to be handled
> in a different manner than the rest of the list. 
> It isn't useful to be able to turn these off with a -D flag,
> because if you actually need a ruler in your app, then GtkHRuler
> is a fine widget.
> What we are saying for these widgets is that we think they shouldn't
> be in GTK+, because they are useful for a very small proportion of
> applications. And that we, in the future, plan to find some other
> place to put these widgets than in the core of GTK+.

ok, can't we simply move them right away then and be done?
i have no problem with releasing:

where the latter contains those widgets.
and yes, i volounteer to setup that package,
i just need someone to copy CVS files for me, i guess
i can mail mbaulig to do that.

> Regards,
>                                         Owen


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