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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 12:20:26 +0800
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Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> writes:

> There are various ways users can make such modifications.
> We can add those to the list of possible options to compare.
> This is for GTK 3, right?
> One pwrtinent question is, how bad would the problems of GTK 3 be if
> we imagine a few of them have been fided this way?  Would they be bad
> enough that we would want to reject GTK 3 over them anyway?

Yeah.  It would be a lot of work to do that.

> There is a modified version of GNOME 2, which I suppose includes GTK
> 2.  It is called Maté.  (The accent on "ë is incorrect Spanish, but it
> is correct English.)  It is no longer maintained, but it is probably a
> better starting point than GNOME 2 itself.  I use it, because it is
> included in Trisquel.  I presume it contains a version of GTK 2.

Some parts of Mate have apparently been ported to GTK 3.  I'm not sure.

> If newer versions of GTK are lousy, and the other options also have
> bad problems, maybe this is the best.

I guess we could take up maintenance of GTK 2.  But it would still be a
lot of work.

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