[openbox] Why not C++?

Dana Jansens danakj at orodu.net
Sat Mar 3 14:02:53 EST 2007

> Openbox has a lot OOP-style code. Yes, he works fine, but I think, this
> is technically wrong - C Programming Language has not native OOP
> support. Yes, we have a GObject and other tools, but (imho) this is the
> bad solution.
> C++ Standard Library has a lot of GLib features, and in this case, we
> can forget about GLib.

Openbox uses glib for things like lists and hashtables and
portability. There is no use of gobjects in Openbox.

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