Re: GTK+ 2.21.6
- From: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- To: Paul Davis <paul linuxaudiosystems com>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org, gtk-app-devel-list gnome org, gtk-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: GTK+ 2.21.6
- Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:21:15 +0100
On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 12:14 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 11:52 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> >> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Matthias Clasen <mclasen redhat com> wrote:
> >> > GTK+ 2.21.6 is now available for download at:
> >> is this really a correct description of 2.21:
> >> > Overview of Changes from GTK+ 2.21.5 to 2.21.6
> >> > ==============================================
> >> >
> >> > * Most drawing done by GTK+ itself has been ported from
> >> > GDK drawing APIs to cairo
> [ .... ]
> >> I though that this work was mostly in the 2.9/3.0 branch ?
> > The old methods still need to be marked as deprecated and replacements
> > available in 2.x to ease GTK+ 3.x porting, otherwise you're left having
> > to port everything before you can test it out.
> i wasn't aware that the drawing switch was planned for 2.22. this now
> makes this branch barely 2.X at all, from our perspective. it
> fundamentally makes it a completely new implementation of GDK, within
> a supposedly stable branch of GTK. this is quite problematic, i think.
> i was under the impression that 2.22 was going to be the last release
> of 2.X, not a preview of what 3.0 would contain.
New functionality is available in both when it makes sense to do so, and
deprecated functionality is marked as much.
You shouldn't see any difference in usage if you don't use the new
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