Re: File name encoding and GTK ABI compatibility on Win32
- From: Mike Hearn <mike navi cx>
- To: Owen Taylor <otaylor redhat com>
- Cc: Tor Lillqvist <tml iki fi>, gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: File name encoding and GTK ABI compatibility on Win32
- Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 11:16:02 +0000
Owen Taylor wrote:
I can't think of specific examples in the past (though we've never
supported compile-on-newer, run-on-older), but there is certainly
another example for 2.6 ... g_return_if_fail_warning().
Things like the GDK_THREADS_ENTER change, would be an example.
I don't see constraining ourselves to support compile-on-newer
run-on-older. There's a lot of useful stuff that that prohibits.
How does it prohibit anything? All that needs to be done is making the
new functionality opt-in. Windows has used this technique succesfully
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