Re: A desperate plea to the GTK developers

Actually, my intro was "gtk in 21 days" from Sam's which was fine. I
referred to the GTK source for any questions I had.

Remember that this is a volunteer project - sounds like you should
volunteer to write some online docs ;-)

On Sat, 16 Mar 2002 layabouts the-giant-sofa demon co uk wrote:

> Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 04:42:24 +0000
> From: layabouts the-giant-sofa demon co uk
> To: gtk-list gnome org
> Subject: A desperate plea to the GTK developers
> Hi everyone, especially the GTK developers!
> This is a *desperate* plea to all the GTK developers to provide
> documentation describing a widget's life cycle and the signals
> it receives throughout it.
> I've been banging my head against the proverbial brick wall
> for two days now (having never used GTK before) and cursing
> the endless webpages of API documentation devoid of any real
> information on signals (and I almost daren't mention the
> endless screenfulls of blank API docs for the simplest things
> like the GtkWidget).
> How does anyone actually learn how to make an application
> using this toolkit when the most fundamental information
> simply isn't written anywhere? And sadly, after what I am told
> is a three year wait, the API docs have the same gaping holes
> in them!
> Please. No, I'll try that again. PLEEEEEEAAASE! can we have
> documentation. Good, wholesome, exhaustive, divine documentation!
> It honestly isn't any good when all the key information is locked
> away in the heads of a few experts. The rest of us want to play
> with GTK too! :)
> If, in my haste, I've passed over a central resource of information
> detailing all of the above and more, then please ignore this mail
> and send me the URL that everyone else seems to know about. On the
> other hand, I doubt such a thing exists, and I can't find what
> I need on (and believe me its not for want of trying!).
> So please. Pretty please. If anyone out there is listening. Can
> we have some documentation?
> Thanks,
> Giles
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