Re: [Fwd: [Bug 138454] - gedit uses eel which is not api stable]
On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 05:49:29PM -0400, Joe Drew wrote:
> Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> >Le lun, 24/05/2004 à 14:19 -0400, Joe Drew a écrit :
> >>I was having mail troubles earlier so am only mailing this now. The
> >>libeel folks are blaming the API/ABI breakage on gedit instead of
> >>accepting responsibility.
> >In fact they are saying that libeel is developed for nautilus purpose
> >and should not be used by other apps ...
> Yes, this is true. They are passing the buck; they changed the ABI and
> did not change the SONAME, which breaks gedit and whatever other
> applications use it. Which I guess are few and far between. Even so, it
> should not be the case that upgrading libeel breaks gedit.
Excuse me, but why is it Nautilus' fault when gedit uses a private eel
widget? They said that the functionality was in gtk-2.4 now, why not use
Of course, it would be their fault if they advertised that functionality
to be available for other applications, don't know if that was the case.