Re: Sudden Tango changes in trunk
- From: Tristan Van Berkom <tvb gnome org>
- To: Yevgen Muntyan <muntyan tamu edu>
- Cc: GTK+ development mailing list <gtk-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Sudden Tango changes in trunk
- Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 16:43:30 -0400
On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 15:32 -0500, Yevgen Muntyan wrote:
> Tristan Van Berkom wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 11:33 -0500, Yevgen Muntyan wrote:
> >> Tristan Van Berkom wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 10:47 -0500, Yevgen Muntyan wrote:
> > [...]
> >>> We can install our own icons for the corner cases that exist
> >>> only for our applications
> >> Um, we can do that only if we have the icon. And that's a
> >> problem. If someone volunteers to draw missing icons for
> >> me then I'll be glad, but until then I will use gtk-about for
> >> bookmarks and gtk-select-font for "Configure Shortcuts"
> >> thing.
> > I'm sorry if you were under the impression that you could
> > deliver a professional grade application without any graphic
> > artists
> No sir, I was under the impression that it is possible to make a
> useful application even without a graphics artist.
Use labels if you dont have graphists, artwork is part of the
application if the application calls for artwork.
> > - if your project lacks resources then it lacks
> > resources and is incomplete - if you violate and misuse the
> > gtk+ api then (as I've heard others phrase it): "you get
> > what you deserve".
> Right. So what do I deserve for trying to work around the fact
> that there is no stock icon for bookmarks with my limited
> If something needs to be broken, it's fine. But there must be
> consideration applied, not just blind "you get what you deserve".
> Oh well, whatever. We are living in ideal world, and doing only
> right things. Sure.
I strongly disagree - considerations shouldnt be taken for
people who have blatently misused the api, if we were to waste
time taking all that into consideration we'd never have time
to improve the platform libraries - each responsability belongs
to the right actor in the process.
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