From: Bo Persson (bop_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-30 12:41:11
"Stefan Seefeld" <seefeld_at_[hidden]> skrev i meddelandet
> Bo Persson wrote:
>> "Adam Badura" <abadura_at_[hidden]> skrev i meddelandet
>>> Obviously we have here some who want to UI to be identical on
>>>platforms (count me here) and some who want it to be identical with
>> Why do you want that?
>> When I run several programs on Windows, I want them to behave like
>> Windows programs, not like C++ programs. Why would I want the
>> interfaces to depend on the language the programs are written in?
> As far as I understand the question is not how to give the GUI a
> typical 'C++' brand (or 'boost' for that matter), but to be uniform
> across all platforms.
Ok, but what if I want the interface to be uniform across several
applications on my platform?
Are you talking about the API or the way it looks for the users?
> In other words, the power to style the application should be given
> to the application developer, not the underlaying OS.
> (As some have noted it is even better if that styling power can be
> shifted even closer to the user as is done e.g. with Qt, but not
> relying on any 'native' style is certainly a first step.)
IMO, having an application look native is absolutely highest priority.
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