Beyond 2.6 (was:Re: Gnucash 2.5/6)

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Feb 11 13:23:14 EST 2013

John Ralls <jralls at> writes:

>> As for Gtkmm, it's just a C++ interface wrapped around Gtk+. If we're
>> dumping Gtk+ because we don't like the direction they're going, Gtkmm
>> doesn't get us anywhere.
> Having argued that C++ in the backend in not such a big deal, I'm
> going to turn around and point out that dropping Gtk+ in favor of wx,
> Qt, or some other GUI framework isn't a easy job: That *is* a complete
> rewrite, and there's a lot of it.
> Who would do it?

I was just pointing out that if we had to spend a lot of time migrating
to Gtk3 we might be better off spending the time migrating to something

I still wish I had written QOF in C++ instead of C a decade ago.  :-(

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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