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Re: Gtk+4.0




Am 15.08.2016 um 14:48 schrieb Sébastien Wilmet:
On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 02:20:25PM +0200, Peter Weber wrote:
I think breaking the API/ABI because of required changes, is right,
breaking API/ABI because a fixed number of months has passed doesn't make
much sense.
 From time to time, it is nice to get rid of deprecated APIs, to have
less code to maintain. GTK+ 3 has quite a lot of deprecated classes. So
getting rid of those, that alone is a good reason to release GTK+ 4, in
my opinion.

Tons of the deprecated APIs have no nice replacement, or no replacement at all. For example GtkImageMenuItem, Stock Items, GtkActivatable. Removing them will just make adoption of Gtk 4 even harder.

Best regards.
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