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Re: GNUstep Window Manager (was RE: Idea)

From: Philippe C . D . Robert
Subject: Re: GNUstep Window Manager (was RE: Idea)
Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2001 21:29:06 +0100

Jason H Clouse <address@hidden> wrote (Sun, 7 Jan 2001 14:51:45 -0500):
> This is more to the point.  If we move to GTK, this would be the end of
> GNUstep.  That's why I said you might as well use GTK.  The whole raison
> d'ĂȘtre for the GNUstep project is the (perceived, at least) insufficiency
> of other projects out there.

This is maybe the most dangerous attitude we GNUstep folks can have!!! gtk+ and 
Qt are *not* insufficient, they proof the contrary every day. The fact that 
their API is not as elegant as GNUstep does not make them bad or even 
unusable!!! I just don't understand why one still can say that gtk and other 
toolkits are insufficient, when GNOME and KDE are 100% usable and have an 
installed base that exceeds the one of OPENSTEP, NEXTSTEP, Mac OS X and GNUstep 
together by factors!

We can only 'win' if we take our competitors for serious! 

cheers, Phil
Philippe C.D. Robert | http://www.nice.ch/~phip/

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