Re: [cairo] gobject boxed types
- From: Kai-Uwe Behrmann <ku b gmx de>
- To: Colin Walters <walters verbum org>
- Cc: cairo cairographics org, Gtk+ Developers <gtk-devel-list gnome org>, Vladimir Vukicevic <vladimir pobox com>
- Subject: Re: [cairo] gobject boxed types
- Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2008 09:33:41 +0200 (CEST)
Am 13.09.08, 13:38 -0400 schrieb Colin Walters:
> On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Vladimir Vukicevic <vladimir pobox com> wrote:
> > Hmm.. my biggest problem with this is that it's essentially putting a
> > language binding into Cairo -- a binding to the glib type system. No other
> > language binding is present inside Cairo. However, I do understand that
> > there are a lot of glib-using projects for which this would be beneficial.
> > Why not put this in an entirely separate (and simple) cairo-glib library?
> Right; we can do that, the reason I wanted to try this first though is
> because the cairo-glib library would right now be entirely composed of
> six 4 line functions to register types.
Making each application, using Cairo, practical dependent to Glib, appears
not nice for non Gtk applications. A Cairo package would nearly always
depend on glib, which makes things like the before mentioned independence
and upgrading more complicated.
I'd agree, as a non core function this seems better exposed in a higher
developing for colour management
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