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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Visuwesh
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2022 22:21:31 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

[ஞாயிறு ஆகஸ்ட் 21, 2022] Robert Pluim wrote:

>>>>>> On Sun, 21 Aug 2022 19:39:34 +0800, Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com> said:
>     Po Lu> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
>     >> Why not Lucid?
>     Po Lu> I forgot to include that, sorry.  I meant it along with the Motif 
> build,
>     Po Lu> since both work equally well.  Several months ago only the Motif 
> build
>     Po Lu> was usable under XInput 2, but all of those bugs were eliminated 
> between
>     Po Lu> then and now.
> There was a time when I was young and naïve, and thought that GTK was
> going to be the answer to Emacsʼ toolkit issues. That has turned out
> to be somewhat untrue [1], so perhaps we should default to Lucid (itʼs
> still pretty ugly, but I donʼt use menus or scrollbars so that doesnʼt
> affect me personally).

One potential with the Lucid backend is that it does not support the
XEmbed protocol IIRC.

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