[IAEP] Gtk3 Hackfest, Praha 2011, news updates

Simon Schampijer simon at schampijer.de
Fri Sep 2 04:09:55 EDT 2011


two major changes have recently occurred in Sugar's underlying 
technologies. Firstly, GTK+ 2 has been obsoleted by GTK+ 3, and GNOME is 
now based on GTK+ 3. Secondly, PyGTK, the underlying Python library that 
Sugar uses to call into GTK+, has been deprecated in favor of PyGObject 
Introspection (hereafter "PyGI"). More background info can be found at 
Features/GTK3 [1]. Goal of this hackfest is to remove the biggest 
blockers before we can start the porting and potentially start porting 

== Sponsoring regional trips ==
This Hackfest is sponsored by the OLPC Foundation. If you need help for 
funding your travel, please send an email to simon AT laptop DOT org 
before the 8th of October 2011. OLPCF won't be able to refund more than 
150 USD per trip, and we will fund regional (european) travels in 
priority [2].


[1] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/GTK3
[2] http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Marketing_Team/Events/Gtk3_Hackfest_2011
[3] http://brmlab.cz/|

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