[Users] GTK+3 transition (was: Re: Hidden(?) CM feature(s)...)

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Dec 1 19:11:35 CET 2011

On Thu, 1 Dec 2011 18:39:13 +0100
Ricardo Mones <ricardo at mones.org> wrote:

>   GTK+3 it's co-installable with GTK+2, so your XFCE should be no
> problem.
>   If you want to stick to GTK+2 Claws Mail, well, you'll follow the
> path of those who wanted to stick to GTK+1... maybe better as it's
> probably some bugfixing will be done on GTK+2 version for some time,
> but with team's scarce resources I won't expect that to last forever.
> Of course you can join and maintain the GTK+2 branch :)

Thanks, that is encouraging. So is the Mate project, but I'll wait on
that until it's in Debian stable or backports. Which will be a while, if

I'm moving from Ubuntu to Debian partly to get away from Gnome 3/Unity,
but mainly because stability and continuity are more important to me
than the latest bells and whistles.


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