Re: disabling GTK+ features to shrink GTK+
- From: Tshepang Lekhonkhobe <tshepang gmail com>
- To: Martyn Russell <martyn lanedo com>
- Cc: gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: disabling GTK+ features to shrink GTK+
- Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 12:10:58 +0200
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 11:59, Martyn Russell <martyn lanedo com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-06-15 at 09:54 +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 01:16, Matthias Clasen
>> > That may be, but 'disable this random set of widgets I don't need'
>> > patches have very little chance of going upstream.
>> Why do they have little chance of going upstream?
> The maintenance overhead is just not worth it and that's most likely the
> reason. When projects get to the size of GTK+ you really notice this
> Also, ultimately maintainers have to spend time managing it so they get
> the final say ;)
Yeah, I get it, but here's the point: it isn't nice when a maintainer
says "unlikely" without giving even one reason, leaving the rest of us
to guess (EG, "that's most likely the reason").
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