Re: Feature freeze exception for Pango

Le lundi 08 janvier 2007 à 17:43 -0500, Behdad Esfahbod a écrit :
> Hi,
> As you probably know, we added vertical writing support to Pango this
> cycle.  While the base has been committed for quite a while, there are
> some remaining bits still sitting in bugzilla for my review, and some
> missing bits too.  So, I want to get permission to commit some new API
> after feature freeze and before January 15th.  This includes mostly the
> patch in [1] after revision, plus some markup attributes for the new
> glyph direction support.
> Note that since Gtk+ is not releasing a new stable series for this GNOME
> cycle, the vertical text API in Pango will most probably go unused for
> GNOME 2.18 anyway, but I really want to have the complete, functional,
> API in Pango 1.16, instead of some bits missing.
> [1]

Here is one approval from a release-team member. 

These kind of API usually take time to get used by applications, so it
is better to ship them as early as possible, even if isn't used by gtk
in GNOME 2.18 timeframe.

Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandriva com>

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