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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-03 11:59:27

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?)

The obvious question is what would you do with the C# code in that XAML. ;-)

The natural choice for a Boost GUI library would probably be to embed Python
in the XML, not C#. :-)

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