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Re: [Bug-gnubg] GTK+-1.3.x, is there any future?

From: Jim Segrave
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] GTK+-1.3.x, is there any future?
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 19:47:32 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/

On Mon 14 Mar 2005 (18:14 +0000), Jon Kinsey wrote:
> ?ystein Johansen wrote:
> >Hi all!
> >
> >I'm working on interface improvements of GNU Backgammon. This is
> >improvments and simplifications which uses the GTK2 libraries a lot.
> >What really annoys me is that I very much have to write code twice. One
> >time for GTK+-2.6.x and a different for GTK+-1.3. The ifdef sections are
> >getting large(!) and the code files are bloated. I also find a lot of
> >code that's totally unuseful with GTK-2.x, which can be removed.
> >
> >Now comes the big question: Should we keep compatiblity with GTK+-1.x?
> My vote is to remove it.  Writing/testing two lots of code is a pain.  I
> can also remove the gtk 1.3 3d widget (gtk_glarea) then.

I;d be glad to see it go. I would like to be slow in using features
that are gtk2.6 vs. 2.4 specific, as I have already learned the hard
way that under some Unices (FreeBSD for example), interesting things
happen when you have a version of gtk which is advanced past the one
assumed by the package management system (it caused some mega grief)

Jim Segrave           address@hidden

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