The Cross Plattform DWT
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Sun Jan 20 07:03:47 PST 2008
Bill Baxter wrote:
> Bjoern wrote:
>> Frank Benoit schrieb:
>>> Dear D community
>>> We are happy to announce the new dsource projects
>>> - DWT-Win http://www.dsource.org/projects/dwt-win
>>> - DWT-Linux http://www.dsource.org/projects/dwt-linux
>>> The official SWT examples should be ported to show the functionality
>>> of the widgets.
>> Just one word : Incredible.
>> Thanks !
>> Does it make sense, to port the SWT snippets ?
>> this ones : http://www.eclipse.org/swt/snippets/
>> I like to suggest to support /groups/ like dwt.group.layout (Tango like)
> What's the story with DWT-Win? Is it just in planning at this stage?
> There's not much on the web dsource page.
> Also why two projects? Won't they share most of the same source code?
> Just curious.
Yes, the win port has just started; I have not yet committed any ported
source... No they don't share much source code (other than perhaps a few
highlevel sections). The implementation of widgets on linux uses
gtk+/cairo, while the implementation on win32 graphics/system calls. It's
quite a bit of work. It would be a mess to integrate both projects into
one (using version statements).
If anyone is interested in helping please let Frank or me know.
DWT-win was announced at the same time so that people understood our intent
to support both. We actually both started work on the Linux port first.
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