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Re: next level of freedesktop.org



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On Thursday 17 July 2003 22:03, George Staikos wrote:
>    I don't think -anyone- wants to have something like STL exposed in the
> API. In any case.  Writing O(n) code to convert GList->{QPtrList,std::,...}
> etc would be:
> a) unfairly slow
> b) annoying because other developers would have to learn all the details of
> GLib
> c) more time consuming to implement

[Snip]

>    The goal is to get all desktops to agree to this, and as Havoc already
> knows, glib is a huge sticking point.  You can't force the desktop groups
> to accept this.  Unless you intend to develop, maintain, and support the
> code for all these platforms, under their deadlines, coding standards,
> financial arrangements, and quality control standards, you have to find a
> real common denominator.  I think you will find that a primitive C
> interface is the only one.

How is the conversion "primitive C list" -> {QPtrList,std::,...} different 
from GList->{QPtrList,std::,...} ?

Cheers,
Waldo
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