[ros-general] KDE for ReactOS

Robert Köpferl rob at koepferl.de
Mon Oct 17 14:50:54 CEST 2005


>>Think of event handling not just painting. Or why is Ooo still without
>>Cocoa UI?
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> You're talking about porting an app to another UI, but I say about wrapping 
> it. Say the program asks windows libs to draw a widget. Wrapper says: OK, and 
> converts the request to GTK+. GTK+ asks GUI to draw a widget.
> Yes, this is damn difficault, even more difficault than porting OOo to Cocoa.
> But this way it would be much more tasty.

That's exactly what the difficulties are.
It's not just wrap them. It is other philosophies, unknown, ohter 
different, callbacks, non-occouring events, painting orders.

That's the reason (from client site) for Ooo to have neither cocoa nor 
gtk UI. And why gtk for win lasts so long to come.

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