[Xcb] XCB error handling; my penultimate proposal

Jeremy A. Kolb jkolb at brandeis.edu
Mon Dec 19 12:26:24 PST 2005

On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Vincent Torri wrote:

> >
> > Correct me if I'm wrong, Bart: you feel at this point it's too late to
> > make backwards-incompatible changes that affect most of the code that
> > uses XCB. I disagree, and I really want a clean API -- enough to
> > inconvenience the good people who have been kind enough to test out and
> > improve this code for us. I think they will forgive me, but I'd be happy
> > to make the necessary changes to their source by hand myself if that's
> > what it takes to release with a satisfying API.
> i agree. I think that xcb is not widely used. If changes has to be done,
> it's now.
> Vincent

Agreed, this is the best time to do it.  What we have now (in terms of 
programs using XCB) are all easily modifiable.  There isn't too much out 
there yet.


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