Re: [gtk-list] Re: Gnome/GtkCanvas (was Re: gtk_args_collect & gnome--)
- From: John Looney <John Looney hos horizon ie>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: Gnome/GtkCanvas (was Re: gtk_args_collect & gnome--)
- Date: Tue, 08 Sep 1998 16:16:44 +0100
Ar Sun, Sep 06, 1998 at 12:09:53PM -0700, scriofa George:
> On Thu, Sep 03, 1998 at 11:02:41AM -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > > Please, do not rename GnomeCanvas GtkCanvas if you decide to move it
> > > though.
> > I'd really like to see GnomeCanvas renamed to GtkCanvas now,
> > regardless of whether we move it before 1.2, or not, in the belief
> > that we eventually need to move it.
> I agree with owen here ... the canvas has nothing "gnome specific"
> it's a fairly general use widget and as such it should be in gtk
> or belong to gtk "in spirit" .... Gnome widgets usually set policy
> ... the canvas doesn't ...
Would it be cunning to move it over to libgtk+ and then just have a
#define gnome_canvas* gtk_canvas* type thing, for legacy code. I assume
that most people installing GNOME would have gtk+ too ;)
I don't think there is a massive problem, as long as legacy code compiles,
and it's trivial to change all the gnome_ to gtk_ in peoples code. Of
course, there is the extra 0.06 seconds to process all the name mangling
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