[from nwanua] ascp quandry

Nwanua Elumeze (nwanua@makaha.colorado.edu)
Mon, 12 Oct 1998 17:31:16 -0600

Hi all,

after all the noise I've heard about ascp-0.9.x and the devel. versions
of Gtk+, I am proposing to do the following:

enable users of the old libs to continue to use the latest versions of
There's only one caveat: because of the integral nature of the gtk_ctree
to the wharf entries, that would be the one page that will be disabled
for users 
of the old libs. I'm betting that the gtk_ctree widget would eventually
show up in
stable versions of Gtk+, so I don't want to go through all the trouble
to support
the superceeded gtk_tree (which also required a whole bunch of
housekeeping code
and involved more than a few bugs...)

Here we go again:

The question is "Do you want a stable-lib compatible version of ascp (so
Gimp users out there can have your cake and eat it too *<:-) even though
it means 
you'll have to edit wharf entries by hand?"

Your replies would be most appreciated.

Thanks again everyone: users, developers, fellow netizens.


ps. The "Wide" vs "Thin" vote ended in a 27-0 count for "Wide", in case
interested. Good thing I asked, eh?

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