[Xcb] status of xcb_util
Barton C Massey
bart at cs.pdx.edu
Mon Nov 13 18:01:48 PST 2006
Speaking just for myself, I think it would be great to go
ahead and bring the util package into the new era---please
do help. We also know, however, that some of both the code
and the design in util needs some serious attention; perhaps
you would consider doing a review of the existing code and
submitting bug reports and suggestions for improvement?
In message <200611132154.37534.hto at arcor.de> you wrote:
> The util package is nice and I use it lots. I think it should be
> integral part of xcb since it provides a lot of functions which
> everyone needs (e.g. the icccm helpers).
> Vincent Torri provided a partial patch for the renaming of the api.
> Did somebody complete this already? Otherwise I could take this.
> I would also like to change the naming in util a little: Now there
> is "AllocSizeHints" which would convert to "alloc_size_hints". I
> would like to add the additional namespace "xcb_util_".
> That would allow me to see where the function originates, which helps
> a lot in debugging and reading code. It could also prevent name
> clashes (Althout they seem very unlikely for these functions).
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