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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 09:11:33 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com> writes:

> There was a time when I was young and naïve, and thought that GTK was
> going to be the answer to Emacsʼ toolkit issues.


> That has turned out to be somewhat untrue [1], so perhaps we should
> default to Lucid (itʼs still pretty ugly, but I donʼt use menus or
> scrollbars so that doesnʼt affect me personally). If Someone™
> contributes a Qt port, that might do as well (there was a port of
> XEmacs to Qt several decades ago, so it definitely feasible).

I suggest anyone who wants to implement a port to Qt look at the Haiku
port.  I think both toolkits are designed similarly from a high-level
perspective, and both require C++ for the GUI code.

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