ANNOUNCE: gtkmm 2.23.90

*** gtkmm 2.24:

gtkmm 2.23 wraps new API in GTK+ 2.23. It will become the API/ABI-stable 
gtkmm 2.24 when GTK+ 2.24.0 is released. gtkmm 2.23 is API/ABI-compatibile with 
gtkmm >=2.4. It is a version of the gtkmm-2.4 API.

The main purpose of gtkmm 2.23/24 is to help application developers to port to 
gtkmm 3.0 by providing some of the new API and deprecating old API.

gtkmm stays in-sync with GTK+ by following the official GNOME release schedule:

Bindings for the rest of the GNOME Platform are also available, and are also 

*** Changes

2.23.90 (unstable):

* Drawable: Deprecate get_visual(), get_screen() and get_display().
* Window: Added get_visual(), get_screen() and get_display().
* Display: Deprecate set_pointer_hooks() and unset_pointer_hooks().
* DragContext: Deprecate create(), adding Window::drag_begin().
* Drawable: Deprecate the draw_*() methods.
* Screen: Fix a typo, so the monitors_changed() signal really uses the C signal.
	(Murray Cumming)

* AboutDialog: Deprecate set_email/url_hook(), adding signal_activated().
* ComboBox:
  - Added constructors with a bool has_entry property, and add methods.
  - Added get_has_entry(), set_entry_text_column() and get_entry_text_column().
* ComobBoxText: Added append(), prepend() and insert(), deprecating *_text().
* ComboBoxEntryText: Deprecate in favour of ComboBoxText with has_entry=true.
* LinkButton: Deprecate set_uri_hook() and unset_uri_hook() in favour of 
* ListViewText: Added append(), prepend() and insert(), deprecating *_text().
* Main: Deprecate signal_quit() and signal_run().
* Widget: Deprecated hide_all().
* Ruler, HRuler and VRuler: Deprecated
* Notebook:
  - Deprecated get/set_group(), adding get/set_group_name().
  - Deprecated set_window_creation_hook().
* PageSetupUnixDialog, Plug, PrintUnixDialog: Prevent us from calling wrap_new()
  on these windows. 
  Bug #623137 (Kjell Ahlstedt)
  (Murray Cumming)
* Style:
  - Fix the virtual functions.
  (José Alburquerque) Bug #633975 and bug #633689 (mario).(mario).
* Range: Deprecate get/set_update_policy().
* TreeViewColumn: Added get_first_cell(), deprecated get_first_cell_renderer().
* Widget::set_window(): Increase the ref count of the Gdk::Window.
  (This is not a complete fix yet. See bug #606903)
  (Kjell Ahlstedt)
* Window: Deprecate get/set_has_frame() and get/set_frame_dimensions().
  (Murray Cumming)
* Build:
  - Depend on necessary versions of atkmm and pangomm instead of repeating 
  m4 files.
  (Murray Cumming)
  - Windows installer fixes.
  (Armin Burgmeier)

*** Development 

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