Re: Very confused with pixbufs, pixmaps, images, rgbs and drawables
- From: Sven Neumann <sven gimp org>
- To: Chris Seaton <chris chrisseaton com>
- Cc: gtk-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Very confused with pixbufs, pixmaps, images, rgbs and drawables
- Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2005 13:41:10 +0200
Chris Seaton <chris chrisseaton com> writes:
> If these names (any many of the classes themselves) are only around
> because of the history of X, when are we planning to update them? At
> the moment the entire architecture of the image system in Gdk reflects
> the history of one supported platform. That can't be good.
Changing the names would break compatibility so it is not an option.
Actually you shouldn't see any of these types but GdkPixbuf when
writing a typical GTK+ application, so what's the fuzz?
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