+1
On Jun 18, 2013 1:25 AM, "naruse (Yui NARUSE)" <naruse / airemix.jp> wrote:

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> Issue #8539 has been reported by naruse (Yui NARUSE).
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> Feature #8539: Unbundle ext/tk
> https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/8539
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> Author: naruse (Yui NARUSE)
> Status: Open
> Priority: Normal
> Assignee:
> Category: ext
> Target version: current: 2.1.0
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> How about unbundling ext/tk from Ruby repository?
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> ext/tk is a bundled extension library for GUI programming with tk.
> It is introduced in 1999 and long maintained with CRuby itself.
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> But nowadays its maintenance is not so active.
> Moreover ext/tk is not the de facto standard over Ruby GUI though it is
> bundled for 14 years.
> (maybe because tk is not de facto of GUI toolkit)
> GUI libraries for Ruby should compete in the wilds.
>
> So I propose unbundling ext/tk.
> It should be another repository for example on github and people should
> install it as gem.
>
> How do you think?
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