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Re: GObject Introspection and GTK3 way forward

From: David Pirotte
Subject: Re: GObject Introspection and GTK3 way forward
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2018 19:07:11 -0300

Hello Mike,

        sorry I didn't answer your previous email yet, but my laptop refused to 
        little after I did read it, and it took me almost two days to get it 

> So, I've decided to make a go at finishing the GObject Introspection
> and GTK3 story for Guile.  I would very much like to have something
> running in time for Fosdem 2019.

Even getting back to work on G-Golf 'proper', I'm not sure I could match that
schedule, so I understand your approach, no problem.

> The former is beautiful code, the sort of code that you'd hope would
> be able to solve the problem, but, I think the road to a beta release
> doing things "properly" might take a long time.

Thanks for the nice words. Yes, I really want to do things 'properly', and yes, 
takes an awful lots of time ... but that is my objective...

> But since I need something running in a couple of months, I'm going to
> port PyGObject to Guile.  PyGObject is complex and full of special
> cases, which leads me to believe that a proper Guile binding also
> would need to be so.  Though PyGObject is complex, porting PyGObject
> to Guile, however, looks comparatively straightforward.

If I were you, I'd try to run and use sbank:

        [ even though itis a bit old and will need some love, it's retty well
        [ written and is in schee already ...

t needs SPE - "This is SPE, a small set of scripts to make it easier to do
multi-implementation development of R6RS libraries.", which used to be here

That url is not active anymore, if you go that route, let me know, I have a 
copy and
could send you a tarball (i's a small 


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