Establishing GTK3 port "rules" (and some q.s)

ikey ikey at
Sat Feb 21 03:24:50 CET 2015

On 21/02/15 02:24, Matthew Brush wrote:
> On 15-02-20 07:10 AM, ikey wrote:
>> [...]
>> 2) One whacking great deprecation I can't mentally avoid, so will now
>> mention.. GtkImageMenuItem. That fella is gone. What do we want to do
>> about this? (Alternatives include just dropping images in menu items
>> or forking it into libxfce4ui)
> No need to worry for now, if an API is only "deprecated" it means it
> will exist and be supported until GTK4 IIUC. A lot of nice and useful
> API got deprecated in 2013 by some guy, but there's no need to re-write
> every application to use their replacements (if they even exist) until
> the next major version.
>> 3) Ok more than a couple. :) GTK_STOCK* usage is also deprecated some
>> time now, so I may have to harass you all on IRC about which icon names
>> to use. Basically named icons are used everywhere now. :)
> The big one, at least for some applications like Mousepad that make
> heavy use is GtkActions. It would roughly amount to a(nother) complete
> re-write, or at least way more work than any sane volunteer FOSS
> developer would be willing to do for zero gain.
> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush
Challenge accepted.
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