Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Tue May 17 23:38:52 UTC 2011

On Tuesday, May 17, 2011 07:06:47 PM David Edmundson wrote:
> Robert Ancell (the main LightDM guy) has been refactoring the backend,
> which has led to some changes in the Qt lib which I'm not 100% happy with.
> Instead of just jumping on dbus, we now have a lot of GTK lib
> copying+pasting with a thin Qt wrapper in the main class of the greeter.
> At a minimum I want this moved out to a separate private class to give a
> very clean maintainable header to the publicly exposed main lib. Ideally
> we'd want someone like George Kiagiadis involved who is extremely pro at
> auto-building Qt bindings for GTK and get a library that isn't going to
> fall apart as soon as the GTK version updates. 

This sounds like a strong candidate for a deal breaker to me.

Scott K

P.S. We weren't considering Light DM until Ubuntu decided to switch and so we 
scheduled something rater last minute to discuss it as best we could.

Scott K

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