> We should have a good expectation of improving life for our users ...
Users are important, but with such move we could improve developers'
life at least.

> - Introduce new bugs (because big rewrites always do)
Sure, but with C++ port we can also simplify code, and less code - less bugs.
Now considerable part of Geeqie's code is plain C which builds UI.
It's a rare method of building UI nowadays. It should be replaced with
something like Glade description.

> - Maybe exclude some core developers who just don't have as much fun in C++ 
> as in C
It might be a good chance for them to improve their skills a bit.

My 5 cents, I prefer do not use love/hate words when it comes to
technical things.

On Sat, Dec 24, 2016 at 5:57 PM, Jeff Abrahamson <j...@purple.com> wrote:
> Is there a case for what users will get if we make these changes?  We should
> ...
> (Bias: I do quite like C++.)
> Jeff Abrahamson
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