GStreamer on freedesktop
aes at gnome.org
Tue Dec 9 15:37:17 EET 2003
On Tue, 2003-12-09 at 13:23, "Marc Boris Dürner" wrote:
> > And to rehash the discussion that has happened before, keeping all
> > dependencies out of freedesktop just because another desktop has already
> > implemented the feature will just lead to massive code duplication as
> > everyone rewrites it and bugs in the implementation.
> > We live in a world where the base GNOME and KDE libraries have wide
> > adoption. They're going to be installed on just about every distribution
> > out there.
> > Glib is a utility library, most of which quite a few people think should
> > be in standard libc. Linked lists, hashes and so on. Then there's the
> > GObject bit, which is a nice object system, and is a bit more
> > controversial but highly useful (and used by gstreamer for that reason).
> Or just use stdc++. Thats at least a iso-standard (KDE and Gnome even depend
> on it)
> and much better reviewed and tested than that home-brewed glib punch.
1. You evidently haven't ever actually used glib.
2. libstdc++ can't be used from plain C.
Andrew Sobala <aes at gnome.org>
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