Proposal: An Xfce C++ language binding for GTK+
jcf at tpg.com.au
Fri Oct 8 23:17:44 CEST 2004
Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>On 10/08/04 01:12, Jeff Franks wrote:
>>[snip: Proposal: An Xfce C++ language binding for GTK+]
>this sounds like a cool idea. i haven't yet looked at your framework, so
>i can't comment on any of it's techincal points. a few months ago i was
>reading up on XS to give some perl bindings a try, but i got distracted
>with other things and didn't go very far.
>a question about your glib/gtk bindings: are they source compatible with
Not really. There are several API differences, although these are minor.
>i notice you're using libsigc++ as well, so that leads me
>to believe you might be source compatible.
Libsigc++ is used but again the API names are different (e.g
sig_clicked() in GFC vs signal_clicked() in Gtkmm).
>i think that would be a big win,
>as it sounds rather silly to have two competing language bindings. i mean,
>really, competing software, sure. competing toolkits, sure. but competing
>bindings for the same toolkit? kinda silly, IMHO.
Sometimes when there are conflicts you have no choice but to either do
it yourself or don't do it all.
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