Gtk3 for Xfce 4.12?

Nick Schermer nick at
Thu May 3 11:52:03 CEST 2012

On 2012-05-03 10:38, Andrzej wrote:
> On 03/05/12 16:21, Peter de Ridder wrote:
>>> This, plus any new frameworks/libraries we may want to use are 
>>> likely to be
>>> Gtk3-only. I fully agree with this part, and I think this is the 
>>> single
>>> biggest, if not the only, reason for doing the port.
>> In my opinion this is a good reason to port to Gtk3. As Nick noted 
>> is
>> this applicable to our depends?
> Just to clarify, I was thinking more of thinks like panel indicators
> or whatever Gnome or Ubuntu guys will throw at us later. At the 
> moment
> that isn't a big deal, but if some of these ideas become very popular
> we will become stuck.
>> I don't think we require to sync with Gtk releases, since the
>> application api is stable. This far the theming only changed alot 
>> and
>> this was solvable in the gtk.css (theme files).
> Good to hear that. I have no problems with Gtk3, then.

Maybe interesting to know, the Gimp will port to gtk3 with gimp 3.0 
(it's all in the name), not in gimp 2.10. There is already work ongoing 
for that by removing deprecated widgets/functions, but they is when the 
real bump is made (according to the roadmap).


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