Re: XCB + deprecating gtkx.h ?

On Fri, 2010-06-25 at 08:11 -0700, John Ralls wrote:
> On Jun 25, 2010, at 7:48 AM, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Stuart Axon <stuaxo2 yahoo com> wrote:
> >>  I was reading about XCB and trawled through the gtk list archives noticed
> >> there was some discussion, but that deprecating gtkx.h seemed to stall things.
> >> Maybe now that gtk3 is coming up it would be the time to consider deprecating
> >> this, so that in future it could move to XCB?
> >> 
> > 
> > You can't really just deprecate it without a replacement, since there
> > are plenty of legitimate reasons to get at the underlying X stuff.
> > 
> > I guess maybe gdkx.h could avoid including the actual xlib or xcb
> > headers, and instead use its own XID typedefs, and have some kind of
> > API to abstract Display* vs. xcb_connection_t* etc. But that's the
> > real hard part I would think.
> Here we go again. Is Gtk+ a cross-platform toolkit or is it a wrapper for X11?

What does that have to do with anything? GDK allows access to the
underlying windowing system, be it OS X, Windows, or X11. That's a

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