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From: David Bergman (davidb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-03 11:36:25

Max responded to David Turner regarding a GUI library:

> I would add:
> 9. (really 0 in my view) It should use an extensive resource
> description schema or language (for widget properties,
> layouts and relations) that is either interpreted at run time
> or (though I like it less) compiled into code transparently
> to the user. This resource description should probably be XML-based.

I agree, and would definitely go with a XUL-like approach for any new GUI
library, i.e., have the GUI defined completely in an XML file. Maybe even
handling Microsoft's future XML descriptors for GUIs (XAML?)


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