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From: Jared McIntyre (jmcintyre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-09 20:37:45

>But GUI is so much more than that. It's delivering nice-looking
>dialogs to users, giving them a consistent look, showing them
>tooltips, etc., and sometimes using every support from the OS to
>make your app. as visually appealing as possible (for example, this
>could mean using ::AlphaBlend on Win2000). And lets not forget hyper
>links, HTML controls, splitters, bitmap buttons, easy tab dialogs,
>having your application on the sys tray, easy menu handling, and so

Which is why I like to use the native GUI system if available to
develop the GUI. Every platform has its own quarks, and the users
really can tell the difference.

Jared McIntyre

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