Boost logo

Boost :

From: Moore, Paul (Paul.Moore_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-12-13 06:08:03

From: Greg Colvin [mailto:gcolvin_at_[hidden]]
> I believe that the Java team started out trying to use
> the native controls, and found that they could not get
> consistent cross-platform that way, so they switched
> to low level drawing.

And I can instantly tell that an application was buit in Java, because its
look & feel differs from all of the other applications on my desktop.

[[ I had a Java app once which I couldn't run on my server, because it
needed a 256-colour display and my server had an old 16-colour graphics
card. This thing was popping up one or two configuration dialogs, for
heaven's sake!!! Don't get me started on Java's GUI model :-( ]]


Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at