Re: Fwd: Re: Pango portability (or rather the lack of it)

From: Hubert Figuiere (
Date: Thu Apr 25 2002 - 17:09:55 EDT

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    According to Blue Lizard <>:
    > On Thu, 2002-04-25 at 04:40, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
    > > > So you're going to reimplement over a year of debugged work by an i18n
    > > > expert and a bunch of contributors with language-specific expertise,
    > > > instead of working on fixing up the win32 port, which needs to be done
    > > > for GTK itself anyway?
    > >
    > > Win32 is not the only non-GTK platform we care about there are a least
    > > 3 others, 2 behing already supported, the third one being in progress:
    > > QNX, BeOS and MacOS X.
    > >
    > Are there not solaris users without gnome/pango?

    GTK stille required.

    > I always liked cde, and few administrators (or, few that I know) are
    > gonna wanna install pango stuff for the sake of one word processor.

    If you want to port AbiWord to Motif/CDE, please do. But that will no
    help with pango.
    Pango depends on glib2 and gtk (but not in every cases). Not on Gome
    libs as far as I know.


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