From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-04 06:07:16
> As a developer, especially as a Mac developer, I find option 2 wholly
> unacceptable. That option makes the usability of the system as a whole degrade,
> because the interface behaviors do not scale beyond a subset of applications I
> might have installed on my system.
> It is because of this conclusion (namely, that reimplementing OS-provided
> behaviors leads to an overall degradation in the usability of the system as a
> whole) that I find this option unacceptable.
Couldn't agree more!
That's why I invented surfaces
(http://www.torjo.com/win32gui/surfaces.html) -- so that you can
customize the UI, while *maintaining* the behaviour of the underlying OS
-- John Torjo, Contributing editor, C/C++ Users Journal -- "Win32 GUI Generics" -- generics & GUI do mix, after all -- http://www.torjo.com/win32gui/surfaces.html - Sky's the limit! -- http://www.torjo.com/cb/ - Click, Build, Run!