[Gtk-sharp-list] GTK versions
ken at vandine.org
Tue Nov 8 14:21:29 EST 2005
I agree completely! gtk-sharp versions should match the gtk version,
On Tue, 2005-11-08 at 19:13 +0000, José Alexandre Antunes Faria wrote:
> Hi there guys,
> I have discussed this problem many times on IRC, even with miguel.
> I'm going to try to be clear and short.
> 1. The newer the GTK version, the more widgets it as, greater is the
> 2. Final clients want the greatest possible gui.
> 3. Corporate clients have typically old gtk versions.
> 4. Developers and enthusiasts have newer gtk versions.
> 5. Corporate clients pay.
> 6. Developers and enthusiast push linux forward and help flush out bugs
> for corporate clients.
> Every costumer should get the newest possible gtk.
> 1. gtk 2.2 is hidden under gtk-sharp 1.0
> 2. gtk 2.4, 2.6 and 2.8 is hidden under gtk-sharp 2.0
> 2. released gtk-sharp 2.0 is limited by gtk 2.4
> So now every developer who wants to target 2.6 or 2.8 has to custom
> It should be possible to have them all installed.
> Even for final clients.
> I know makebundle should allow us to ship newer versions to clients with
> older gtks.
> Besides we are needing an entry fork on monodoc, how do we feed in
> documentation for more fresh features. I know most are the same.
> What I propose is to have different gtk-sharps and to make things
> simpler, I would advise something like:
> 1. gtk-sharp 2.2 -> gtk 2.2
> 2. gtk-sharp 2.4 -> gtk 2.4
> 4. gtk-sharp 2.6 -> gtk 2.6
> 5. gtk-sharp 2.8 -> gtk 2.8
> One could use a number like 2.3.x for 2.4 betas.
> Once I thought this was the target, but now I think it isn't anymore.
> This would make things a lot clearer for me developers.
> Probably I'm being lame or missing a bunch of things.
> José Faria
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