From: Anthony Symons (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Feb 19 2002 - 02:41:39 GMT
Would it be possible to create a staticly linked gnome version as well
as the standard one. This way people who just want to download and use
could use the gnome version much more easily?
On Tue, 2002-02-19 at 12:40, Godfrey Harrison wrote:
> Martin Sevior wrote ~ about what: on Thu, 14 Feb 2002, Thomas Spuhler wrote,
> viz. ~
> > Hi Thomas,
> > The gtk-only build will just have the old style printer dialog.
> > The gnome-build has a very fancy printer dialog. Thanks to the tip we just
> > got from John Mellor it looks like we go even better for the GNOME FE and
> > use gtklp. So for gnome you can do: print, print preview (which is REALLY
> > cool), PDF output and print to FAX.
> > The GTK-only types don't seem to want all the extra goodness you get from
> > the Gnome platfrom.
> It's good to know advantages in using the Gnome version of
> Abiword. Thanks for the examples above.
> It's possible I, & maybe other 'GTK-only types', too, are such because we've
> had problems that were too much in our trying to get libgal.so dependencies
> solved & install Abiword's Gnome version. So, settling for the best I could
> manage, I ~ & maybe other 'G .... types', installed and run the GTK version
> of Abiword. It may seem 'GTK-only types' "don't ... want all the extra
> goodness you get from the Gnome platfrom (sic)" but 'it ain't necessarily
> so.' It wasn't with me. I simply found hours of fruitless efforts with
> libgal.so 12/17/ ?? too much to add to even though I did solve a few
> problems. The lot I could not ~ & maybe others couldn't, either.
> Best wishes for the Year of the Horse (now seven days begun!)
> P.S. Of course, libgal.so problems don't defeat the team producing Abiword
> can they defeat others.
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