Daniel Drake started an effort to port the shell to the GTK3 sugar-toolkit. These are the biggest issues identified so far:
Custom tree model for journal
Having trouble reimplementing this. See http://mail.gnome.org/archives/python-hackers-list/2011-December/msg00010.html
gconf_client_get_list marked (skip)
Not available to pygi.
do_forall not working in pygobject
- https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=663052 gobject-introspection not yet merged
- https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=644926 pygobject missing header file in patch. not yet merged
missing "destroy" signals in a couple of places
not really sure why.
cant call gdkwindow.raise()
raise is reserved word in Python. Workaround: getattr(win, 'raise')()