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George Staikos staikos at
Thu Jul 17 23:39:27 EEST 2003

On Thursday 17 July 2003 16:33, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> >    The goal is to get all desktops to agree to this, and as Havoc already
> > knows, glib is a huge sticking point.  You can't force the desktop groups
> > to accept this.  Unless you intend to develop, maintain, and support the
> > code for all these platforms, under their deadlines, coding standards,
> > financial arrangements, and quality control standards, you have to find a
> > real common denominator.  I think you will find that a primitive C
> > interface is the only one.
> How is the conversion "primitive C list" -> {QPtrList,std::,...} different
> from GList->{QPtrList,std::,...} ?

  That's the point.  It's no different for anyone except the people who use 
glib natively.  Using primitive C puts everyone on equal footing, with API, 
code size, and performance.

George Staikos
KDE Developer
Staikos Computing Services Inc.

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