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Re: First deprecate APIs and then remove them in the next major version

On Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:08:46 -0800
Christian Hergert <christian@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ardour could never move to Gtk3 because a number of VST plugins use Gtk2
> and you cannot mix both into the same process space. DAW authors will
> often cite the necessity for plugins to be in process to allow for a
> large number of tracks/plugins due to context switching. (This is a 
> contributing factor to why many DAWs write their own UI toolkits).
> As for GIMP, I think the lesson I take away is that we need to recruit 
> people to go do the ports for important projects rather than expect them 
> to track us. Red Hat has shown that this strategy works in both Firefox 
> and LibreOffice (which are arguably the two hardest applications to port).


I wonder why GTK+ has not been forked yet.

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