Re: Pointers and spawning processes with glib

> The Glib reference documentation is not intended to be an introduction
> to any topic.  Programmers should not expect to use just a reference
> manual if they do not understand the concepts behind it.
> So if a programmer doesn't know anything about processes, hashes, URIs
> or any of the other concepts handled in Glib( or windowed graphics
> topics in GTK+) they should look at the introductory material
> available elsewhere.  The reference manual would become too big and
> unwieldy if it tried to be a conceptual introduction to all its topics
> as well.

But perhaps a short note with a link wouldn't make it too big?

> Don't get me wrong, I think that the GLib/GTK+ documentation has lots
> of problems, but this isn't one of them.
> Cheers
> Lex

Petr Tomasek <>
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