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Re: What improvements would be truly useful?

From: Daniele Nicolodi
Subject: Re: What improvements would be truly useful?
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2018 10:49:39 -0700
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On 3/7/18 10:45 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> From: Daniele Nicolodi <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2018 22:45:25 -0700
>>>> Also, GTK support seems a bit of an hack that
>>>> requires layering violations (reaching down to the X primitives) to
>>>> work.  Being GTK the only modern toolkit supported on Linux (as far as I
>>>> know) and the only way to get nartive Wayland support, some radical
>>>> cleanup in that area would probably be a good thing.
>>> It's true that GTK support was added in a not very clean way, but I
>>> don't think we can throw away support for the other toolkits just yet,
>>> because they are still being used.
>> I don't think that cleaning up the GTK support requires removing support
>> for any other toolkit, and I'm far from suggesting something like that.
> Then how should we understand your suggestion for "radical cleanup",
> right after asserting that GTK is the only modern toolkit supported by
> GNU/Linux?

Radical cleanup of the GTK integration.

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