On Mon, 20 Jul 2020 09:35:24 -0500, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanz...@gnome.org> wrote: > On Mon, Jul 20, 2020 at 11:47 am, Adrian Perez de Castro > <ape...@igalia.com> wrote: > > Our tentative plan for sunsetting the NPAPI support is to keep > > supporting > > the GTK3 plugin process in the next stable release series. This means > > that > > we could remove the support from trunk after creating the stable > > branch > > for the 2.30.x releases—that would be around September-October 2020. > > Well branching normally occurs in August... just a few weeks away now. > Then we can make the plugin process specific to PLATFORM(COCOA), until > Apple figures out if it can be removed, and we can delete the support > for all other platforms.
Oh, I was sleepy when I wrote that… of course you are right: branching for the stable release happens *before* the first release of the series is done, not after. So yes, we can start removing the plugin process from trunk around August. > For now, I'll submit a patch to deprecate these settings without > changing behavior yet. > > > I think we would need to make the public API to toggle the support > > for plugins > > a no-op and log a warning to avoid breaking applications. > > Well a warning certainly doesn't hurt. I suspect no applications are > using it, though. Cheers, —Adrián
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