@hergertme Neat! Any idea how it would work with external Glade catalogs? Could a Flatpak extension point be added?

@KekunPlazas The goal is to auto-discover and wire up catalogs, templates, etc.

@hergertme So if I understand correctly (at least I wish that's what would happen) : if I add libfoo with Glade support in my app's Flatpak manifest, Builder would let me use libfoo's widgets in its UI designer by using the last build my app to discover them.

@KekunPlazas Certainly the goal, haven't written any code to do that yet. Still finishing up basic embedding semantics. Not using all of gladeui's widgetry so we can get an improved experience.

@tbernard It's just my test playground app I use to put Builder through it's paces.

@hergertme In GUADEC you told me that there were some ideas to rework/repurpose Glade or something that would take its role. Is this going in that direction or is it just a way to embed Glade in Builder?

@aledomu Gtk 3 has a limited lifetime. We aren't going to waste a lot of time on it. So just getting glade working soon means we have *something* working. We'll have to do something new for when we move to Gtk 4.

@hergertme @aledomu I'm really interested in a new paradigm in building UI than what we have done with Glade. I know we have discussed this. Looking forward to seeing how this works in GTK4.

@sri @hergertme Is this being discussed on any mailing list/GitLab issue/whatever?

@aledomu @sri Nope, Last year I sent out a private email to people who I knew had insight that was important for me to take into account while I think about it. No plans yet, other than Juan and I want to team up to do it.

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