Category Archives: open-source

Of Angels And Angles

GtkApplication class: I’ve updated the application class page on the wiki. Now, it has an updated layout of the API (which is what I’m currently working on) and the design requirements it should fulfil. While writing it I had some … Continue reading

Posted in C, developer, GNOME, gtk, Hacking, open-source | 6 Comments

Like Eating Glass

Desktop-devel-list (d-d-l) is an interesting place. You follow discussions that usually tend to fork off, moving through tangential arguments; but, in the end, some stuff keeps turning up. Lately, for instance, every thread seems to end up on discussing about … Continue reading

Posted in C, developer, GNOME, gtk, open-source | 7 Comments

Twist The Knife

Dear LazyWeb: I’m trying to clean up the python bindings for the next release of a GObject-based library, so I’m using pygtk and its codegen magic; unfortunately, being codegen.py an incredibly bad program, I can’t see why or how it’s … Continue reading

Posted in clutter, open-source, Python, rants | 1 Comment

Little Earthquakes

After two weeks without working on it, this evening I finally returned to GtkUnique and finished the bacon-like backend. Now, beside using D-Bus and Xlibs, you can use Un*x sockets as an IPC method to send a command to a … Continue reading

Posted in announce, C, GNOME, Hacking, open-source | 8 Comments

Gtk+ 2.9.0 released

Finally, the first development release of GTK+ (codenamed The Magic Project Ridley aka libgnome sucks release by a developer whose name won’t be disclosed in this blog) has been finally sealed by Matthias Clasen yesterday, after battling with make distcheck. … Continue reading

Posted in announce, developer, GNOME, gtk, open-source, project-ridley | 4 Comments

Third-graders

This is a comment I left on Philip’s blog in response to Ross’ blog. question: what are we, third graders that we must do all this touchy-feely, “we must not make comments” stuff? ross’ comment was a bit on the … Continue reading

Posted in Life, Linux, open-source, rants | 2 Comments