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From: Brock Peabody (brock.peabody_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-05 09:54:32

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> On Behalf Of E. Gladyshev
> Sent: Monday, August 04, 2003 9:06 PM
> To: Boost mailing list
> Subject: RE: Re: Re: [boost] GUI/GDI template library
> --- Brock Peabody <brock.peabody_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> > That might be a better way to go. I just don't know
> > enough about GUI
> > systems other than MFC to be able to envision what a
> > scheme like that
> > would look like or if it would succeed. You might
> > save a lot of work
> > coming up with a single low-level representation
> > scheme, but it might
> > become too complex. It's probably worth a try. In
> > the worst case, I
> > feel confident that we can make my brute-force
> > approach work.
> >
> I don't know much about other GUI systems but win32
> and MFC. I think we can try to define the low-level
> layer using win32 and/or MFC as the starting point.
> If we cover these two, it'll be a good start and prove
> of concept.

Actually for a proof of concept we could get by with just one. Should
we skip MFC completely? We will have to be able to run on a non windows
platform before we can submit the library for review anyway. Any
suggestions on which one?

Do you think we will be OK restricting this library to the more
conformant compilers?


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