libxfce4ui user repo for gtk3
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Fri Oct 30 09:21:14 CET 2015
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Am 30. Oktober 2015 09:13:39 MEZ, schrieb Eduard Roccatello <eduard at xfce.org>:
>Il 29/10/15 22:34, Simon Steinbeiss ha scritto:
>> Uhm, actually that library compiles against both Gtk2 and Gtk3
>> already, which is how apps like Parole can be Gtk3-only but still
>> use of it.
>> I think dropping Gtk2 support for the next release is a really bad
>> idea simply because not everything Xfce might be ported by then (the
>> goal is the the core).
>> So yeah, tbh I think this library can stay as it is for 4.14. I think
>> there are bigger fish to fry, e.g. how to deal with all the
>> deprecations (stock items anyone?) in other libs.
>I think we should drop GTK2 support.
>libxfce4ui is a core component and Xfce 4.14 will be GTK3 only so I
>don't really see the need to have GTK2 support.
>Also having a dep on GTK2 imho is more bloatness in os maintenance.
>Obviously this is my opinion and I'd like to hear others' opinion to
>make a choice :)
>PS: Simon please do not top quote :-P
from a supporters view dropping GTK2 completly would be horrible, because many plugins for the panel are not rewritten for GTK3 yet. For distributions it shouldn't be a problem to ship GTK2. Yes, the focus should be GTK3, but we can't drop all the plugins XFCE is famous for, imho.
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