[sugar] Re: patch - editable GeckoEmbed subclass

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpg
Mon Jul 31 05:37:19 EDT 2006

Robert Staudinger wrote:
> On 7/29/06, Marco Pesenti Gritti <mpg at redhat.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > Yeah, on a second thought I'd like to propose the following
>> > "refactorings":
>> > + Move to LGPL. Seems you are the only one credited so far so it
>> > should be easy if it is ok for you. Maybe some day it should go into
>> > the gnome platform and GPL is a problem for that ...
>> > + Rename src/ to gecko-embed/ as mentioned above, that would allow for
>> > subclassing by library consumers (without hacks like conditional
>> > includes in public headers, that is).
>> > + Rename GeckoEmbed to GeckoBrowser and geckoembed.Embed to
>> > geckoembed.Browser. That would make more sense with a subclass called
>> > GeckoEditor/geckoembed.Editor.
>> > + (not as important) rename gecko-embed.pc to gecko-embed-1.pc and
>> > libgeckoembed.so to libgeckoembed-1.so so we are prepared for more
>> > major versions if need be.
>> >
>> > Would be great if we could do that now before there's a precious cvs
>> > history to lose / manual intervention required.
>> These all sounds good! Do you feel like making these changes in cvs (and
>> get the editor stuff in at the same time) ?
> Done except for the relicensing. Galeon and epiphany heritage are
> making that a bit more involved.

Thanks! For dealing with the relicensing pain too...

> The OLPC's browser app will need fixing (geckoembed.Embed to
> geckoembed.Browser).
> Give me an accound and I'll do it ;-)

Sure, I sent you mail in private about this.


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