[plt-scheme] Announce: mzgtk2 release 2 version

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Sat Jan 6 14:55:39 EST 2007

On Jan  6, Matthias Felleisen wrote:
> On Jan 6, 2007, at 2:48 PM, Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema wrote:
> >> In general, we will need to find an even better way to integrate
> >> your efforts into the overall project, that is, we need to
> >> combine sourceforge with planet so that contributors have an easy
> >> time getting things going and consumers have an easy time getting
> >> them onto their box.
> > I agree on that, I usually try to distribute packages using
> > PLaneT, however, SQLID was quite a pain, I'm not even trying
> > mzgtk2.  I had a hard time enough to get it independend of the
> > Gtk+ version installed on the system. That I achieved, by altering
> > the behaviour of SWIG to load a function only when it's
> > accessed. Gtk functions that are not present in a earlier version
> > of Gtk+ will generate an exeption.
> Have you tried using Eli's FFI in addition? 

Yes -- my guess is that using the dynamic foreign interface would have
made things *much* easier.  (But I think the same about creating yet
another object system just for that.)

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