Re: Announcing: Project Ridley
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: JP Rosevear <jpr novell com>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org, Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com>, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Announcing: Project Ridley
- Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 00:53:53 +0200
On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 14:18 -0400, JP Rosevear wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 10:53 -0400, Jonathan Blandford wrote:
> > JP Rosevear <jpr novell com> writes:
> > > I'm also for this, right now we are using multiple networking libraries
> > > and we fix the same bugs in multiple places. I think its odd as a
> > > platform we have no "official" way to great an http/network connection
> > > (yes libsoup is in the platform for evolution, but for instance
> > > gnome-vfs uses neon).
> > It sounds great to have a networking library on our platform, but I am
> > pretty confident that it shouldn't be part of glib or GTK+. Project
> > Ridley is primarily about getting widgets back into the widget library,
> > and making that library comprehensive.
> We have an entire object/type system in glib, I don't think a simple
> network API is beyond the scope of glib. It doesn't need to be all of
> gnome-vfs, just a layer gnome-vfs and others can use.
and it can be in a libgnet, separated from, libglib, like we do for
gmodule or gobject itself.
But being as part of the official library pack makes them be official,
and avoid people using different solutions for the same problem.
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
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