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Re: New website

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: New website
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 18:35:33 +0200

address@hidden writes:
> > To combat the learning curve, I think that it would be better to write
> > a simple program, where you can drag & drop a .ly file, which is then
> > processed. If successful, either the PDF is put on the screen, or a
> > window with error messages would be shown. My hunch is that such a
> > mechanism comes more natural to Windows users.
> I think the ideal app would have its own text editor to write .ly code, and
> a "log" window for output messages or errors. Also it might be neater if it
> had its own PS or PDF viewer built in. I've no concept how much work it
> would to take to implement such a beast though (other than "bloody loads").

Correct, and like Jan said: then you're doing emacs all over again.
But an app that accepts drag and drop, I'm sure that it is easy for
someone familiar with windows.


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