Status: An Xfce C++ language binding for GTK+

Biju Chacko botsie at
Thu Feb 3 07:02:56 CET 2005

Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Jeff Franks wrote:
>> With all the discussion lately about Xfce4 goals and directions, I was 
>> wondering where this left me and my proposal for  an Xfce C++ language 
>> binding for GTK+. Are you all still interested?  Silence can be 
>> deathly and do strange things to your mind.
> I don't know about that, but 5 straight hours of meetings and conference 
> calls does strange things to *my* mind.  To answer your question, I 
> think it's a good idea, and I'd consider using it in my next project 
> (whatever that may be), assuming C++ makes sense for it.  I believe 
> someone was talking about rewriting something using XFC (maybe it was 
> Jens and Filer?  I don't remember).  Who knows.  I think the bottom line 
> is - if you want it to get used, you have to make it and release it.  
> It's hard to generate interest for something when it's vaporware.  Of 
> course, it sucks to create something that no one ends up using...


Do an alpha release or a snapshot, once people have something to play 
with they'll have more to say.

I have been thinking about sharpening my rusty C++, and this seems like 
something interesting to start off with.

-- b

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