Re: Plans for 2.8 - GNOME Managed Language Services?

On Sun, 2004-03-28 at 18:46, Owen Taylor wrote:
> There's no reason for most language bindings to have both support for
> GObject properties and setters and getters; the main reason we do it in
> C is that property setting is not type safe, but there isn't even
> a big performance advantage for going through the setter/getter; 
> the property still has to be looked up to do change notification.

I thought that some set_() functions do extra work, such as checking,
but maybe I'm getting confused with signal-invoker functions.

It would be nice to remove the duplication in gtkmm for properties.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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