Subject: Re: [boost] [gui] Help with a little experiment.
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-01 11:07:58
on Mon Jun 20 2011, Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard-AT-ens-lyon.org> wrote:
> On 18/06/2011 16:55, Artyom Beilis wrote:
>> Making a GUI library is not about providing
>> nice syntactic sugar for building layout.
>> Syntactic sugar is the last thing that should interest you.
> Having a short and concise declarative definition of your GUI has
> several advantages.
> It's easier to validate it, it allows to avoid bugs, and you can
> really materialize the intent of what you want instead of coding its
> logic directly.
> Moreover, writing GUIs is very tedious and uninteresting. It would be
> nice if it were possible to automate more things.
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