Subject: Re: I plan to move AbiGdkPixbuf into the main tree.
From: Martin Sevior (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Dec 16 2001 - 18:21:06 CST
On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
> On Sat, 2001-12-15 at 18:39, Martin Sevior wrote:
> > I plan to move the gnome-only plugin AbiGdkpixbuf into the main
> > tree so that it is always built for the gnome platform. It's seems silly
> > to leave it as plugin given every gnome user has the required library
> > already.
> It would seem fine however...
> > Any objections?
> I don't see any real advantage of doing that since it could deprive gtk
> users of using gdk_pixbuf plugin.
The plugin can stay in the tree for gtk-only users who happen to have
> It would seem to be an advantage for a less experienced user, however,
> if he's so less experienced as not to be able to rpm -ivh another
> package, than he won't even install abiword at all.
> Also, that's presuming he wants that.
> 1) more troublesome creation of a seperate plugin for gtk version
> 2) plugin will "strangely" not be able to install since it will
> conflict with the gnome build
> 3) less separation between plugins and _the_abiword_ app
All true. However it is a huge plus for gnome users to able to drag and
drop any image type they'll see on the net or on their harddisk straight
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