My opinions (FYI is someone is interested)
Too early to talk about sharing code. Sodipodi canvas fork has just
happened, and it will take some time, until something reallu usable will
be sorted out. If then there can be more general interest, we can
rethink about this issue.
Until then, I prefer to keep tight control over the version used by my
On Ňŕ, 2002-10-12 at 18:03, Alan Horkan wrote:
> There is a discussion just started on the desktop devel list about the
> future of Gnome Canvas.
> I wanted to make you aware of it as I thought it might be of interest and
> that a few of the devlopers here would have an expert opinion on the
> Hopefully this could result in less maintainance work in the long run.
> Desktop Devel list archive for October
> I dont like crossposting so i have sent this to only two lists, feel free
> to pass it on to other you think might be interested and able to give
> their expert opinion.
> I would like to say something insightful about software development, the
> Mythical Man month and the difficulty of trying to comminucate information
> in large projects but i cannot find the words ...
> Alan Horkan
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: 12 Oct 2002 00:14:47 +0200
> From: Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller <Uraeus@linuxrising.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: rampant gnome-canvas forking
> Hi people,
> I just noticed that Lauris has put a copy of the gnome-canvas into
> Sodipodi and started working on it there. Alex has his foocanvas . Dia
> has diacanvas and there is also a diacanvas2. There is also something
> called gtkcanvas I seem to remember.
> Since 'everyone' forking the canvas is that a hint that we maybe should
> replace it with one of these forks, since the original one isn't
> pleasing anyone? Not sure if we can deprecate anything for 2.2, but if
> we can maybe the original canvas is it and maybe something like
> diacanvas2 should be the new official canvas?
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