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Re: [ANN] guile-gi v0.2.2 released

From: sirgazil
Subject: Re: [ANN] guile-gi v0.2.2 released
Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:27:59 -0500
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 ---- On Sat, 25 Jan 2020 21:55:15 -0500 Mike Gran <address@hidden> wrote ----
 > On behalf of the Guile-GI team, I am pleased to announce the release
 > of Guile-GI v0.2.2.
 > guile-gi is a library that autogenerates GNU Guile bindings for
 > GObject libraries that provide typelib files.  GObject is a standard
 > way of writing C-language libraries with headers and introspection
 > information.  Typelib files are GObject's standard way to provide that
 > introspection information. Among the GObject libraries are GTK3 and
 > WebKitGTK2, two popular GUI libraries.
 > In short, this library hopes to make GTK3 and WebKit2 available to
 > Guile.
 > This particular library is one of several different attempts at
 > solving the interface between GTK+3 and Guile.  Its differentiating
 > feature is that its bindings are created dynamically at runtime by
 > parsing typelib files.
 > This project is theoretically similar to the g-golf project; however,
 > while g-golf tries to avoid too much C, this project provides a
 > library written in C that enables the use of the introspection
 > functionality provided by GObject-Introspection.
 > Guile-GI is of alpha quality.  Its API is stabilizing, and there is
 > no plan to change it; but, it is too early to guarantee stability.
 > The big theme for this point release was to make callbacks work
 > better.
 > The NEWS
 > - Add Guile 3.0 to configure
 > - Callback fixes (#68, #70)
 >   - Prevent garbage collection of callbacks before use
 >   - Fix unpacking of integers in callbacks
 >   - Harmonize the calling convention of callback parameters
 >     with the calling convention of introspected C functions
 > - Some support for GHashTable types (#56)
 > - Improvements to autogenerated documentation (#50)
 > - Bug fixes
 > A tarball can be downloaded
 >   MD5 a63adfee7f80ccf4175f51ce41b0a99a guile_gi-0.2.2.tar.gz
 > The repository and bug tracker can be found at
 > If you're uncomfortable using the github bug tracker, you can always
 > e-mail me directly.
 > To read about what this library is supposed to do, check out
 > Regards,
 > Mike Gran

The documentation structure already makes me feel like I should try it out :)

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