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Re: [DotGNU]define official DotGNU GUI toolkit

From: David Sugar
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]define official DotGNU GUI toolkit
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 13:30:13 -0500
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Naturaly my favorite pick would be fox :).  But it is worth pointing out that 
there are native ports of gtk on some of those other platforms too.  Quite 
honestly, I think it's a ugly too, but perhaps gtk may be the best 
compromise.  Certainly I think it's better to use an existing toolkit rather 
than create yet another windowing toolkit (yawt?!).

On Friday 06 December 2002 11:46, Stephen Compall wrote:
> We all have our favorite GUI toolkits.  However, I feel that DotGNU
> needs to recommend an official preference.  So here are some problems
> with a couple of the well thought-of possibilities:
> * GTK
> Cygwin.  Plus, it's ugly.
> * Qt
> Wonderful, but not cross-platform (w/o Cygwin? on Windows, X on OS X).
> * wxWin
> Same problems as AWT in JavaTM.
> So I propose two other possibilities:
> * A portable written-from-scratch toolkit, like JavaTM Swing, that
>    only uses low-level underlying drawing mechanisms.
> * Tk.  I can't think of a more portable graphical toolkit.
> * Add yours here.

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