At 14:11 17.12.01 -0700, Nathan C Summers wrote:
>On 17 Dec 2001, Sven Neumann wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Nathan C Summers <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> 
>> > Some horrible kludge could also be dreamed up involving GTKPlugs.  That 
>> > would move the windowing system dependance down to the GDK level, but 
>> > would also make things ineligant, and it would be difficult to get it to 
>> > work in all cases, especially with an unreliable plug-in.
>> 
>> GtkPlug is an X11-only thing just as GtkSocket; it is not implemented
>> on any other platform that GDK has been ported to.
>
>Oh yes, I remember that now.  After I rejected GtkPlug I forgot all the 
>reasons why.  :)
>
>I'm disapointed they didn't make it more windowing system agnostic.  
>Windows, at least, is perfectly capible of something like 
>GtkPlug/GtkSocket.
> 
There is some slowly rotting patch to implement them at least
on Windows, but my priority to force it's inclusion isn't
very high. Partly because of the lack of a real use case
and partly because of additional cross-platform requirements
mentioned in the thread http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=58541

        Hans

-------- Hans "at" Breuer "dot" Org -----------
Tell me what you need, and I'll tell you how to 
get along without it.                -- Dilbert
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