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Date: 2002-12-28 (18:54)
From: SONGSU YUN <yuns@u...>
Subject: Subject: Re: [Caml-list] mlgtk

>> First, it seems that there's no more development activities going on.
>> Is that the case ?

>Yes (that is, Chinese/Korean/... "yes". English "no"), there is no
>more development of mlgtk.

>> I prefer mlgtk to lablgtk since it is easier to use, easier to
>> and generates more compact code(at least on AIX system).

>I prefer it for these reasons too, but none of my current projects
>needs a GUI, so it's difficult for me to keep finding time to
>work on it.

>> The other question is about reference counting.
>> I looked at lablgtk source and saw that it implemented reference
>> but I cound not find any reference counting code in mlgtk.

>That is because mlgtk is buggy, or at least because it only works
>if used as intended.  I started to understand how gtk's reference
>counting was supposed to work just before I started to have no
>more time available available for mlgtk, so I never had time
>to fix this "bug".

>> If it is not, is it because the developers decided that it was not
>> necessary or it just wasn't implemented ?

>It's more the second one :) but everything will work fine if you
>don't try to free any gtk objects (and even if you do, it's
>only a memory leak, you might never notice :) ).

>Do you really need it, or are you asking just out of curiosity?
>I could make an effort and implement it, if you need it (and
>as Sven pointed out, the source is available :) ).

Thanks for the answer.
I was just curious.
As for doing it myself, I don't think I know OCAML/GTK well enough to do
the job :).
Thanks again.

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