Re: Gedit dependency on libpeas

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:42:32AM +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> 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?

I'm all for it if it is very likely all issues are sorted out before
we get into release candidate stage.


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