Whats holding ~100% D GUI back?

Paulo Pinto pjmlp at progtools.org
Thu Nov 28 15:42:29 UTC 2019

On Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 15:29:21 UTC, Ethan wrote:
> On Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at 16:06:38 UTC, Gregor Mückl 
> wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 26 November 2019 at 12:15:57 UTC, rikki cattermole 
>> wrote:
>>> - Render pipeline is from AAA games, the only person I trust 
>>> with designing it is Manu
>> I don't understand what you mean by this. A game rendering 
>> pipeline and a desktop UI rendering pipeline are fundamentally 
>> very, very different beasts. One shouldn't be used to emulate 
>> the other as the use cases are far too dissimilar.
> Stop saying this. It's thoroughly incorrect. Cripes.
> If you think the desktop layout engine introduced in Windows 
> Vista, or even the layout engines used in mobile browsers and 
> current desktop browsers, doesn't have a ton in common with a 
> game rendering pipeline then your knowledge is well outdated.

As an example of it, Windows 10 composition layer is basically a 
thin wrapper around DirectX, exposing most of its features to 



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