[Sugar-devel] depending on introspection
dsd at laptop.org
Wed Jun 16 11:10:02 EDT 2010
On 16 June 2010 04:27, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu.vizoso at collabora.co.uk> wrote:
> anybody has thoughts about the convenience (or not) of making Sugar
> depend on the introspection stack in GNOME 3.0?
> The biggest practical downside will be that Sugar 0.90 will only run
> on next-cycle distros (Fedora 14, Ubuntu Maverick, etc) unless people
> backport a lot of other packages (not recommended nor likely).
> The upsides include: gradually dropping static bindings which are
> generally unmaintained, less memory use, less cpu usage during
> startup, access to new APIs such as GSettings and Telepathy-GLib.
These improvements sound really worthwhile, and if the technology is
in F14 then it sounds mature enough as well.
If someone is prepared to do the work I don't think they should feel
held back by the concerns about backporting difficulties (thats not
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