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Re: Can we go GTK-only?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Can we go GTK-only?
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:35:42 -0400

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  > Do we really need all the legacy infrastructure in xterm? Do many people 
  > really build Emacs as a Motif application? The X window subsystem would 
  > be made much simpler if we made it GTK3-only.

Some of those alternatives can be deleted, but we shouldn't rush to
delete them all just because that would simplify things.

How about writing GTK support separate from the X support?
That would achieve the same goal.  Maybe someday we would delete the
other platforms.

Dr Richard Stallman
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