[LV2] plea to plugin UI devs

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Thu Mar 17 12:49:26 PDT 2016

On 03/17/2016 06:24 PM, Rui Nuno Capela wrote:

> otoh. gtk2/3 and qt4/5 toolkits, are, have been distributed, deployed
> and available as shared resources,

And there is about zero ABI compatibility guarantee among all those
available distributed, deployed versions.

> and let's not go the gtk2 vs. gtk3 or qt4 vs. qt5 dilemma: this is a
> packaging/deployment/roll-out decision, not a developer, architect or
> even a design one

I think you'll change your mind once there's a qtractor port for BSD,
OSX and Windows etc and you start porting your vee-one plugins to all
those platforms.

Packagers cannot take care of ABI stability. That begins and ends with
the developer.

over and out,

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