Re: Should we force GNOME dependency?

From: Francis James Franklin (
Date: Mon Jun 23 2003 - 14:17:00 EDT

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    I understand there are very good reasons for closer GNOME integration,
    but not everyone on *nix wants to use AbiWord in a GNOME environment.
    Is there a clear separation between GNOME utility libraries and GNOME
    user interface libraries that we could exploit?

    Curious, Frank

    On Monday, June 23, 2003, at 07:00 PM, Christian Neumair wrote:
    > We depend on libglade anyway and as it would be nice to use GNOME
    > defaults e.g. for cursor blink, I'd love to add a gconf dependency and
    > maybe we should even depend on the packages providing the neccessary
    > gconf keys.
    > So I'd love to remove the --enable-gnome configure time option and
    > always depend on GNOME.
    > It will definitly be a pain to maintain two versions as soon as we want
    > to integrate really deep with the desktop system (and that's what you
    > expect a good application to do from a user's point of view).

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