I've used gtk2 and gtk3 and I see no differences other than having different looking eye-candy themes...

It's my understanding gtk3 is suppose to bring better performance, but I'm not seeing that yet...

For now, to me performance is a fast cpu, fast ram and fast hard drive and I have all 3! :)

If we want performance buy an SSD, I did! LOL...

For now I say keep GTk2 alive in distros for at least another 2-3 years!



On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Andrej N. Gritsenko <andrej@rep.kiev.ua> wrote:
    Hello!

PCMan has written on Wednesday, 31 July, at 23:43:
>The original obconf uses gtk+ 2 and glade, which are dying.

    I don't believe gtk+2 is dying. Yes, it got no further development
but it still will be around, at least 3-5 years yet. And not everyone
wants to install recent Qt libs, especially if it is required for just
one application but their hardware is too old to contain two kinds of
widgets, it's why I believe we should not drop GTK-2 support in all our
applications in next few years. :)

>We, however, need a good GUI tool to configure openbox.
>So I did a Qt port, obconf-qt.

    Good to hear lxde-qt is growing. :)

    Cheers!
    Andriy.
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