silly question : how long would it take to make SN Gnome-complian t?

William Gacquer wgacquer@ubisoft.fr
Tue Sep 19 07:42:00 GMT 2000


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Roxborough [ mailto:irox@redhat.com ]
> Sent: mardi 19 septembre 2000 16:05
> Cc: sourcenav@sources.redhat.com
> Subject: Re: silly question : how long would it take to make SN
> Gnome-complian t?
> 
> 
> 
> What advantages are we going to get from rewritting
> the GUI in wxWindows?

Integration with gtk and/or win32?

> 
> I think that it should be relatively easy to add most
> of the missing feature to Tk.

I am not a Tk expert but I believe in what you said :-)
> 
> One thing that we do plan on doing to remove Tix and
> start using BLT, but this won't happen until after
> the next major release.
> 
> Upgrading the version of Tcl/Tk the SN uses we also
> buy us extra features, I'm hoping that we can do this
> in sync with switch over to BLT.
> 
> Comments?
> 
 iTcl, iTk, Tix, BLT, etc.. that's a lot of extensions....
Nevertheless, I will trust what you'll chose!

>  Ian
> 
> William Gacquer wrote:
> > 
> > Why not? wxWindows has some good extensions. One of them is OGL, the
> > "Objects Graphics Library" that allows to create "Rose-like 
> GUIs" is a few
> > minutes.
> > 
> > But that would require a lot of work to move from TK to 
> wxWindows, even if
> > it's worth the pain.
> > 
> > William
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Tee Y Teoh [ mailto:tee_yong.teoh@alcatel.com ]
> > > Sent: mardi 19 septembre 2000 15:32
> > > Cc: sourcenav@sources.redhat.com
> > > Subject: Re: silly question : how long would it take to make SN
> > > Gnome-complian t?
> > >
> > >
> > > Ian Roxborough wrote:
> > >
> > > > Maintain two UIs, one GTK compliant, one for the rest
> > > > of the work, just won't fly.
> > >
> > > What about porting to wxWindows ? wxWindows is support on
> > > MS-Windows, Unix/Motif,
> > > Unix/GTK,  and Mac (with work going on for OS/2). wxWindows
> > > is  written in C++
> > > and has a Python binding. See http://www.wxwindows.org/ 
> for more info.
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Tee Teoh
> > >
> 


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