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Re: Catalog of GObject-specific design patterns?

On 8/11/2017 5:16 AM, Arnaud wrote:
> Hi Sébastien,
> thx for this post ! I'm a newby with GObject, and I'm always happy to
> learn bits here and there.
> As for using the `g_object_set_data()` like you do, it's something I
> always tried to stay away from, because it seems to me that everything
> becomes possible with that, and there's probably plenty of mistakes to
> be made ;) On the other hand, there must be some situations where it's
> the only solution. I'd be curious to know what the old-timers think
> about it, when to use it and when to avoid it.

GTK+ uses g_object_set_data() (though usually in its g_object_set_data_full()
form) internally, a lot.

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