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GNOME - dependency hell / speed of OOP in C

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on February 17, 2007 11:58 AM
The thing I find anoying about GNOME and all those GTK+, etc. stuff is that GNOME is pure dependency hell.
For instance, I *must* install Evolution, just to get the desktop rolling. This sucks. I use GMail, coulnd't care less about a desktop e-mail client. As so the list goes...Lots and lots of interdependencies and little modularity.
KDE is much more modularized.
I also happen to think that OOP in GNOME, compiled with gcc (because it's OOP in C) is hitting a wall in performance (compiler designers, please explain - my point being that this is because of deep reasons - if you're going to compile OOP code, better have an optimnising compiler for it).

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