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Re: --with-gtk as default?

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: --with-gtk as default?
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 18:31:49 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.93 (gnu/linux)

* David Kastrup (2007-02-28) writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>     Given that GNOME is considered part of the GNU project, should not be
>>     --with-gtk be the default for compiling Emacs rather than Athena
>>     widgets, at least where GTK+ is available?
>> In principle maybe, but it isn't working well enough yet.
> Interesting.  In my experience, it is working quite better than the
> Athena widgets.  Which is one of the reasons I have been using the
> Gtk+ port for years now.  For example, it has no problems using
> Unicode in the menus.

And opening menus works better with GTK+ than with Athena.  It often
happened to me that a menu did not open upon clicking on it or it was
closed again immediately.  (Something like that.  It has been a long
time since I used an Emacs compiled with Athena widgets.)


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