Re: Suggestions for API/ABI Process

On Fri, 2005-07-29 at 16:02 -0500, Brian Cameron wrote:
> I argue that the current process is vague and provides ISV's with little
> value.

I agree that it would be nice to clearly identify everything. With your
help, we are getting there.

>   The current API/ABI rules could easily be interpreted that all
> GNOME interfaces are Stable.

However, I don't think that extreme is likely. There's a fairly clear
separationg between Platform and Desktop.

>   This is potentially dangerous.  I think
> many interfaces shipped with GNOME (such as libwnck, panel-applets,
> libegg*) are not ABI stable and are not really intended for ISV use.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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