Re: GtkRecentChooser API glitch

Many thanks. This is really useful to know.

> Hi all;
> Unfortunately, when importing the GtkRecent API in GTK+ I made a mistake
> and these two functions have been erroneously left inside the
> GtkRecentChooser interface API:
>   gtk_recent_chooser_set_show_numbers()
>   gtk_recent_chooser_get_show_numbers()
> These two functions try to set the "show-numbers" property, which is
> installed only by GtkRecentChooserMenu and it's not one of the
> properties defined by the GtkRecentChooser interface.  Using these
> functions on a GtkRecentChooserMenu (or any other custom
> GtkRecentChooser implementation which defines a boolean "show-numbers"
> property) will yield the expected results, while using them on a
> GtkRecentChooser implementation that do not support the "show-numbers"
> property will result in a warning.
> Since we are in a stable release we can't mark those functions as
> deprecated, and we cannot remove them without breaking the API.  You are
> advised not to use these functions: use the GtkRecentChooserMenu
> functions instead:
>   gtk_recent_chooser_menu_set_show_numbers()
>   gtk_recent_chooser_menu_get_show_numbers()
> Language binding authors should not bind those functions, but bind the
> GtkRecentChooserMenu functions instead.
> These functions will be marked as deprecated as soon as GTK+ will branch
> off for the 2.11/2.12 cycle, so you'll have to bear with this
> inconsistency for a short period of time.
> Again, sorry for the mess.
> Ciao,
> Emmanuele.
> --
> Emmanuele Bassi,  E: ebassi gmail com
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Murray Cumming
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