About ProgressReport and msn-pecan

Andreas Monitzer am at adiumx.com
Thu Jun 12 18:25:24 EDT 2008

On Jun 13, 2008, at 00:18, John Bailey wrote:

> Andreas Monitzer wrote:
>> Note that there's a bug in glib before 2.14.1 I reported to them
>> during last year's SoC that can cause glib to produce invalid XML,
>> which breaks XMPP support (and probably something else as well):
>> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=464145
> The fun part about this particular glib bug is that there were some  
> things that
> actually depended on the "broken" behavior.  Our IRC plugin happened  
> to be one;
> we solved the problem by copying the code that behaved properly for  
> IRC into
> that plugin.  I know there were other cases as well.

I don't quite get how, since IRC predates XML, and thus doesn't use it  
in any way?

However, that's why you code to a spec, not to a particular  
implementation :)


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