[Sugar-devel] A heads up for the major changes that will appear in Fedora 15 / SoaS 5

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 15:50:13 EST 2010

On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 8:21 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>
>> wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2010-12-30 at 09:27 -0500, Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> >> AIUI, from discussions with Simon and Tomeu that's not the case. Gnome
>> >> people are not that insane, the old APIs will still work and be
>> >> supported.
>> >>
>> >> They won't be the latest coolest API wiz-bang so support may be
>> >> weaker, and/or we may get "ah, well, the bug you mention is fixed in
>> >> the introspection API, migrate to that" instead of a fix to the
>> >> problem you report.
>> >>
>> >> Personally, I don't mind *not* being in the bleeding edge for one cycle
>> >> :-)
>> >
>> > I agree with you. There's no hurry to switch to GNOME 3 and there are
>> > higher priority tasks at this time.
>> So are we saying that we don't want sugar on a stick for the F-15
>> release cycle and are happy to have it dropped from the Fedora Spins
>> and someone else is prepared do the work to get it back to that
>> status? Or do people generally not care about SoaS?
> I don't think that is what people are saying. I think they are saying that
> we need not resolve all of our potential GNOME 3.0 issues immediately as the
> 2.0 libraries will still be present. Is that not the case?

I believe pygtk will be against gtk3 with a lot of the old stuff such
as the bits for evince stripped as the bindings will be provided by
gobject introspection. As I mentioned previously that's something that
others will need to outline.


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