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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-09 05:32:27

David Abrahams wrote:

> 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
>>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?

Sorry 'bout that. I will do this soon. Very busy at the moment -- but
it's defninitely on my todo list.

Until then, maybe you could take a look at the articles on CUJ?


John Torjo,    Contributing editor, C/C++ Users Journal
-- "Win32 GUI Generics" -- generics & GUI do mix, after all
-- - Sky's the limit!
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