[Geany-devel] Gathering Release 1.22 incompatibilities

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Wed Mar 21 01:11:52 UTC 2012

On 12-03-20 06:06 PM, Matthew Brush wrote:
> [...]
> I actually was meaning to bring this up, and I think it was discussed in
> passing on IRC since I've made a branch on geany-themes to implement it.
> What if the color schemes and filetypes.* files had a version key in
> them that Geany could check and warn about such potential problems?
> I was thinking the key could be something to the effect of
> `geany_version=1.22` in the `[theme_info]` and (a new) `[ft_info]`
> groups, which would be the recommended minimum version of Geany that
> will work properly with the file. If the key is missing (ie. existing
> files) or the Geany version is too low, it would prompt a simple message
> dialog explaining the problem, with the option to not show it again.
> Does this sound workable at all?

Heh, I just found a Gist I had previously made as a demo/idea for this:


Matthew Brush

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