FW: UI thoughts

Jim Larson <>
Thu Mar 6 05:22:47 CET 2003

In message <> Luke Gorrie writes:
>It's a pity that the "Project Oberon" book is so hard/expensive to
>get. It's got a really fun and extreme "throw away everything that's
>not absolutely necessary and would complicate the implementation"
>approach to GUIs. Its overall design is reassuringly Emacs-like, I
>think :-)

Oberon inspired Rob Pike's "acme" interface, which you can read about
at: http://www.cs.bell-labs.com/sys/doc/acme/acme.html

Acme has been ported to Unix/X11 under the name Wily:


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