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Re: Re[1]: Emacs and GTK.

From: William M. Perry
Subject: Re: Re[1]: Emacs and GTK.
Date: 01 Dec 2001 21:23:36 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.50

"Eric M. Ludlam" <address@hidden> writes:

> >>> "Jan D." <address@hidden> seems to think that:
>   [ ... ]
> >It looks like more work than I initially thought, but it will take the 
> >time it takes.  I was thinking of getting GTK in the same way as Motif 
> >is in emacs, but since GTK does not use Xt, and really insists on doing 
> >everything its own way, that is out.  GTK really requires it's own event 
> >loop for instance.
>   [ ... ]
> I wrote an app that has several Xt interfaces, plus a GTK/Gnome
> interface, and it doesn't use the gtk event loop.  It's a little
> stale now, so I don't know if it compiles with the latest goodies,
> but it might be worth a look.
> http://gnutalk.sf.net

The problem with this is that it will not (likely) work with GTK 2.0 when
it is released, and GTK support on other window systems just won't work.
It would be nice to be able to have Emacs use GTK on MS-Windows, X-Windows,
BeOS, and MacOS directly.

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