Re: Why GTK+ vs. GNOME?

Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Notably, most of the reasons to use gnome you mentioned are in
> _unstable_ libraries (bonobo, gnome-print). This instantly rules those
> libraries out for many programmers. You have to realize that most
> programmers are looking at using gnome just for the things in
> gnome-libs that shipped with October GNOME or so; unstable libraries
> don't go into the equation for them. Distributions are not going to
> ship these libraries yet (and they shouldn't).

Hello Havoc,

I have a question here.

If distributions are not going to ship unstable libraries, will
they also not ship programs that depend on those libraries ?
i.e. gnumeric,gedit,ghex depend on gnome-print.

I don't think this is the case, is it ?


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