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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-03 11:48:51

David Bergman wrote:
> 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?)

Where will you specify C++ code, e.g. methods like "draw"? In QT, XML is
converted to real C++ code that you can subclass and add behaviour there. In
Mozilla, XUL is scriptable via JavaScript.

What can be done here?

- Volodya

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