[Sugar-devel] Goocanvas as alternative to Hippo?
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Jun 12 11:40:42 EDT 2009
On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 17:01, Jonas Smedegaard<dr at jones.dk> wrote:
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> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 11:21:48AM +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 09:56, Simon Schampijer<simon at schampijer.de> wrote:
>>> On 06/12/2009 08:06 AM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
>>>> Once we switch unnecessary usage of hippo and add some hooks to it,
>>>> we'll be able to use the same infrastructure.
>>> Nice! You mean get rid of hippo completely? Or just replace the
>>> unnecessary usage of hippo and add hooks to hippo for the other parts
>>> to be able to use Mago?
>>Well, if we could replace hippo completely with something maintained
>>by someone else, would be great. But just reducing its usage and
>>implementing some AT-SPI hooks might be enough for now.
>>Of course, that would help as well with accessibility.
> I have absolutely no understanding of what hippo does, except from its
> package description in Debian, but is this perhaps a worthy alternative:
> It has Python binding. :-)
> Here's a sceptical blog entry about it:
Sugar used goocanvas before I started hacking on it. I'm not sure
which was the rationale behind the switch to hippo.
If we had IRC logs, we could investigate ;)
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