From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-07 06:23:31
"Stefan Seefeld" <seefeld_at_[hidden]> wrote
> Thus, the challenge is to find a way that allows us to develop
> new GUIs in the spirit of Fresco, as well as wrap well established
> GUIs, and have both be accessible through the same API.
A low-level platform-independent API is a primary requirement. Whether it is
possible to move beyond the wxWidgets and GTK API's is another matter.
I guess you'd agree that it would be difficult to realise anything like Fresco
in a platform independent way? For instance I believe that a top level glyph in
Fresco can have an arbitrary shape, whereas in Windows you are limited to a
"Region" made of rectangles and ellipses. IOW in Fresco you have the luxury of
owning the screen.
BTW "Glyph" might be a good name for the project!
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