ikey ikey at
Wed Feb 18 16:36:19 CET 2015

I can understand that perspective (being a distribution developer
myself). However it is equally true that by not porting to the
newer stack, that in time it will become harder to maintain the
code as it is now, with glib changes and such then becoming solely
the domain of the downstream projects, thus worsening the issue.

- ikey

On 18/02/15 15:35, Guido Berhoerster wrote:
> The question is also whether there is enough manpower to keep up
> with the churn of GTK3 development and whether the cost outweighs
> the benefits right now. During the last two years or so the base
> Xfce components were struggling to keep up with the churn of
> equally badly managed parts of the infrastructure layer
> (GStreamer, ConsoleKit, upower, systemd and friends) and fixing
> the fallout was mostly left to the distributions.

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