> Hi list,
> I'm wondering if it's the right time to break backward compatibility
> with gtk+ 2.6. It's almost four years since the release of gtk+ 2.6.
> Lately there are some exciting new features in glib and gtk+. Since
> it's already installed on most distros, there is no reason not to use
> it unless there are some target platforms requiring gtk+ 2.6. I'm not
> sure about the condition of some embedded systems. However, since all
> modern distros upgraded gtk+/glib, and most newer programs requires
> them, the benefit gotten from the backward compatibility is minimized.
> Besides, using the latest gtk+/glib can greatly simplify many things,
> and make the development much faster.
> This is still a proposal. So, opinions are needed.
I agree and can see no reason not to move forward. Most distros are at
several revisions beyond that by now and the additional features
availabele as well as faster development, will only go to enhance the
program/s as well as the user experience!
I vote yes, move on!
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