Re: RFC: Adding zlib dependency to libgio

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 5:49 AM, nf2 <nf2 email gmail com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 2009-11-09 at 23:03 -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 6:23 AM, Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com> wrote:

> As I'm reading the word Gtk+ here more often: I still believe that a
> VFS API shoudn't be tied to a certain UI toolkit. That would be
> repeating the mistake KIO did. What about Mozilla, OpenOffice, VLC and
> many many others. They should all link GIO (as a VFS API). If libgio
> dupulicates too many things they already have, they might be put off.

Whether GIO contains DBus support or not has probably minimal
influence on whether or not Mozilla or OpenOffice use it. They make
their own decisions about what platform to build on and don't care if
you think they 'should' use anything in particular.

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