Re: Feature suggest for GTK 4
- Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2017 09:15:26 -0600
- From: Igor Korot <ikorot01@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Feature suggest for GTK 4
In addition to Emmanuele response:
The retrocompatibility you ae talking about is fom Qt4 to Qt5. Its not
from Qt3 to Qt5.
So the GTK will be backward compatible with GTK3 to GTK4 not GTK2 to GTK4.
On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 8:24 AM, Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> you probably want to use gtk-devel-list@xxxxxxxxx. Having said that:
> 2017-11-04 15:55 GMT+00:00 Natanael Barbosa Santos <natanaelgplay@xxxxxxxxx>:
>> English: Add retrocompatibility with GTK 2.x or easy port like QT 4 to QT 5:
> Definitely not going to happen.
> A lot of API provided by GTK is defined at run time — properties,
> signals, even the object types. This means we cannot provide a
> compatibility layer like Qt does. Types would collide, properties
> would behave differently, signals would not be emitted.
> Additionally, a compatibility between GTK 2.x and 4.x is absolutely
> out of the question; at most, backward compatibility would extend to
> the latest stable release (GTK 3.22) not to the old stable release.
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