Re: [PATCHES] Don't use gnomevfs unless available

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Vincent Legoll
<vincent legoll gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Stephen Kennedy <stevek gnome org> wrote:
>> Any idea when it was introduced to pygtk? Currently we support the
>> venerable pygtk2.8. No doubt gio is better but I'm not keen to bump
>> the dependency for a few short lines, only if the code becomes nasty
>> or most of the popular distros support it.
> I'm with Stephen on that one, I'm not against using newer APIs if
> available but ditching support for old versions could cost us users...
> On the other hand not supporting Drag'N'Drop or old sourceview for
> people not having gnomevfs look like acceptable compromises, no ?
> Or do we want to support both and have an abstraction layer, like
> the sourceview one ? Perhaps not for the gnomevfs case...

Yes, I'm happy with that compromise. Let's hold off on the abstraction
until we're sure it's needed.


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