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Re: GNUstep roadmap (was Re: [Suggestion] GNUstep-test for quality contr
Re: GNUstep roadmap (was Re: [Suggestion] GNUstep-test for quality control)
Sat, 1 Nov 2003 12:48:49 +0100
Am 01.11.2003 um 11:03 schrieb Jason Clouse:
On 2003-10-26 10:38:40 +0100 Philip Mötteli <address@hidden>
Drawers, Toolbars, Sheets?
If there's demand for it, I think, we soon gonna see a version for
There's demand for it. I talked to the guys who wrote Hydra
I know Hydra. It's a very nice and impressive thing! I met the guys
personnally in Lausanne. But I don't call that demand so far. Sorry.
They could perhaps create something, that I would call a demand, by
collecting also the demand, they would have on the Windows world after
having ported their product. But here, the snake bytes its own queue.
(now SubEthaEdit) and at first he was fascinated that he could just
compile Objective-C code and have it run under Linux.
So he just learned that now.
But then he found out that it didn't have Rendezvous or Drawers, and
he just said "forget it." People coming from the OS X world design
their stuff with that in mind,
If they don't know, that GS exists! And if they don't want to make
money with it!
So the Hydra group just got to know that now that something like GS
exists and as far as I remember, they are also a University research
group. And at least here in Europe, a lot of research is done without
cash in mind. So they were neiter informed nor did they want to make
cash with it initially. Then I wouldn't care myself, too.
then they find out GNUstep doesn't have it and they're not interested
I think, if they would try to go back in time, when they started
thinking about Hydra and somebody would have told them: "Hey guys,
first of all, I promise you, that you could build a busines on top of
it and second just by not using drawers, you could earn 10 times more."
I think they would have implemented it differently.
Of course now, it might be too much work, to redesign and reimplement
the whole thing and of course the RV problem persists anyway.
Re: GNUstep roadmap (was Re: [Suggestion] GNUstep-test for quality control), Quentin Mathé, 2003/11/02