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From: Pavel Vozenilek (pavel_vozenilek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-29 19:33:48

"Andy Little" wrote:

>> If anything you may join existing "modern C++"
>> GUI library like John Torjo's win32gui,
> Is win32gui ever seriously going to target anything other than Windows?
AFAIK yes. John started preparations for GTK support though
he "would welcome other's help".

>> SmartWindows++,
> SmartWindows looks like it follows the Windows API slavishly
Yes. My personal opinion is that win32gui is more abstract.

> Ultima++ has little or no documentation
Well, it is work of two guys who also created their own STL,
full featured IDE, scripting language and other things.
I am amazed how much they did

> unfortunately VCF certainly looks quite
> interesting and I hope to look further at it, though they seem from an
> initial
> glance to be duplicating a lot of functionality eg streams, strings and
> their
> own date-time library.
Having own string class looks as mandatory for GUI lib writers ;-)

I guess you see NIH syndrom and attempt to completely control
code base. Quite typical for projects with few people.


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