Proposed changes for Pidgin 2.7.0

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at
Wed Jul 15 07:11:11 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 5:59 AM, Ka-Hing Cheung<khc at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 05:35 +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> g_timeout_add_seconds was introduced for a reason, not just to
>> unburden programmers from the hassle of thinking in milliseconds. So,
>> in order to properly use g_timeout_add_seconds, you of course need a
>> GLib version that supports that function, otherwise there's no
>> advantage of using purple_timeout_add_seconds over purple_timeout_add.
> I am aware of that, but that has nothing to do with choosing a minimum
> glib/gtk version. Otherwise we can also say libpurple will require a
> tickless kernel, which is a pretty odd thing to say.

I don't see any kernel as a requirement for Pidgin, however, GLib is a

Felipe Contreras

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