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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Sean Whitton
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2022 09:58:13 -0700
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On Sun 21 Aug 2022 at 06:46PM +02, Lars Ingebrigtsen wrote:

> Sean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name> writes:
>> That would also get us another native Wayland backend, and probably one
>> that would could more heartily recommend to people.
> That'd be nice -- but do we have any concrete reason to believe that Qt
> is going to suck less than Gtk?  Everybody has a tendency to think that
> something like this must surely be great -- until they start actually
> working with it, and then they discover all the things that just doesn't
> work (as we found out with Gtk, but only after a few years of actually
> working with it).

Right.  Hopefully someone who already had the background knowledge to
implement a Qt build would be able to tell us why or why not.

Sean Whitton

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