[Gtk-sharp-list] Some problem with IconSize enum

Peter Williams peter@newton.cx
Mon, 17 May 2004 15:39:46 -0400

On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 13:00, Mike Kestner wrote:
> This kind of stuff scares the crap out of me for API stability
> guarantees.  This is not the first example of a property type having
> changed between 2.2 and 2.4.  For some reason, it doesn't seem like the
> gtk+ folks consider this to be an API change, since no method signature
> changed and int/uint are "compatible" with enums in C in the realm of
> string+void_value APIs.  

Has it been brought up on the gtk list? It seems to me like they
generally are pretty anal about these things so there might just be some
cluelessness going on. I personally was surprised that uint and enum are
not considered compatible by glib...


Peter Williams                          peter@newton.cx

"[Ninjas] are cool; and by cool, I mean totally sweet."
                              -- REAL Ultimate Power