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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-04 07:50:25

John Torjo <john.lists_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> AFAIK the common view on this list is not to subvert main. (VCF scores again It
>> uses main for GUI on Windows. Despite templates win32gui seems to use much of
>> the *patterns* in MFC like GDI , though even Microsoft has moved on with eg
>> GDI+. There are alternatives to DeviceContext approach too but are they explored
>> here?
> I guess that's why I invented surfaces. They're in alpha-stage, but I
> think they're quire the way to go.

I went to your Win32GUI page to look for an explanation of surfaces,
but IIRC couldn't find any kind of summary, at least not one I could
understand. Could you write a few sentences explaining what this is
all about?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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