About ProgressReport and msn-pecan

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Sun Jun 15 20:20:18 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 12:36 AM, Kevin Stange <kstange at pidgin.im> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> Now you still don't seem to understand that the whole point of the
>> _private headers is to start the struct hiding *without* API/ABI
>> breakage. Old stuff use foo.h (foo_private.h <- foo_public.h), new
>> stuff use foo_public.h.
> It's not a benefit that I think justifies making us have to have 3 header
> files for every .c file for the duration of 2.x.y series until we get around
> to 3.0.0.
> I want to ask you why it's such as rush that we change this for 2.0.0? Why
> can't it wait?

I've experienced how long the GTK+ 2.0 stuff took, the core/ui split,
Pidgin 2.0, and now the msnp15 branch.

I don't understand why you prefer to do drastic changes instead of
small increments, which you can fully test at each step.

I'm not going to hold my breath.

Felipe Contreras

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