Re: GNOME 2.0 Developer Platform Alpha 2, "Antipodean Mornings"

On Fri, 2001-11-09 at 20:09, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> GNOME 2.0 Developer Platform Alpha 2, "Antipodean Mornings" is released. The
> source tarballs are available from:
> This release is an almost fully API frozen developer release of the GNOME
> 2.0 platform,

I'd like some assurance that we'll be able to add construct-time properties later. I'm finding that GTK+ is missing a few of these, which are showstoppers for language bindings. I expect to have reviewed all of GTK+ soon, but I might not get to the GNOME widgets for a while.

> and should be 100% parallel installable with the latest GNOME
> 1.x platform releases. There is still some work to do on the higher level
> libraries.
> Its purpose is to give the community of GNOME developers a platform on which
> to build and test the GNOME 2.0 versions of their applications. As such, no
> end user applications are included.
> Consequently, we'd like to encourage application developers to start porting
> their applications to GNOME 2.0. We would also like to encourage operating
> system vendors and distributors to provide packages of the GNOME 2 platform
> on an experimental/preview basis.
> The GNOME 2.0 platform will provide many technical advantages over GNOME
> 1.x, including full multi-lingual text support, high-quality anti-aliased
> text, universal accessibility, improved user experience, and greater ease of
> development.
> Please file bug reports regarding this release at
> Love,
>   The GNOME 2.0 Release Team
> -- 
>   "Perfection is best left to perfectionist, we just want to write a nice
>                desktop environment." - George _vicious_ Jirka
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Murray Cumming
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