Re: disabling GTK+ features to shrink GTK+

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
> overhead.
> 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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