[SDL] Best SDL GUI library?
Eduardo B. Fonseca
ebf-sender-5525f7 at aedsolucoes.com.br
Mon Jul 7 18:46:01 PDT 2003
Oh Yeah... PicoGUI!
On Monday 07 July 2003 19:02, pirata wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-07-07 at 08:44, Roger D. Vargas wrote:
> On 6 Jul 2003, Alexander Pipelka wrote:
> > > A [very little] related subject about all GUI fans/curious:
> > > I'm developing a multiplatform Window System based on SDL, main
> > > goals are:
> > > * portability (of course)
> > > * alpha transparency (either in a simgle color fill or an entire
> > > window)
> > > * themes (same philosofhy that alpha)
> > > * size (I'm not happy with actual HUGE Window Systems)
> > > * speed (that's why previous mail I sent to this list I asked for
> > > mmx/sse, we'll need it for slow machines if user wants to use
> > > alpha)
> > Sounds not very new to me. Everything you list here is already done.
> > People are just to stupid to use it.
> Exactly. I dont see a reason for not to use paragui if your project is
> based in C++. In my case, I used it for my old project, for this new I
> need something based on C.
> I REALLY see some reasons for not use paragui: First because I DON'T use
> c++ (and I'll not do it). Second, paragui doesn't handle themes nor
> widgets my way, I've implemented a very flexible & cool canvas system
> based on those ideas by the Enlightenment team, they have very cool &
> innovative ideas, but I prefer SDL as the development backend ;)
> Another thing I forgot to mention others Window System don't have is
> Have in mind I'm developing a Window Server, not only a Toolkit like gtk
> or qt, so a client designed to run under it will be fully portable to
> all SDL supported platforms :)
> I know, you'll say "but... what for? a program written in SDL already
> runs in those platforms", yes, but It can't open more than one window,
> and also all clients of such a Window Server will have CONSISTENT look &
> feel :), even if you are running a remote client, it will use YOUR
> server themes.
> And finally, it will solve that great GUI problem ever asked...
Eduardo B. Fonseca
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