Re: Gedit dependency on libpeas

On Tue, 2010-06-15 at 23:44 +0200, Steve Frécinaux wrote:
> On 06/14/2010 08:07 PM, Steve Frécinaux wrote:
> > libpeas is actually a lib-ification of the previous gedit plugins
> > engine, which evolved to support gobject-introspection-based bindings
> > instead of the old pygtk, and evolved a few new features at the same
> > time. We made a library out of it to allow other applications to use it
> > directly instead of relying on copying and pasting like it was before.
> > Several other developers from other projects have manifested interest.
> Along with gedit, Bastien Nocera also wrote a patch for Totem to support 
> plugins through libpeas, and there is a patch for gitg in bugzilla.

The main points are, about 2k lines of code less in Totem,
out-of-the-box support for most languages we already supported, and
strong GObject Introspection support.

Could we have it as an external dep?


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