ANNOUNCE - graphics package

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Tue Jan 20 10:50:09 CET 2004


From: <>
> Before we plunge ahead defining minimum specs etc, I'd like to suggest that
> there need to be two "categories" of GUI tool considered here:
>
> 1) the production of application suites, where we are looking for consistent
> behaviour across several applications where the emphasis is the application
> functionality
> (like appmon, pman, tv etc, which currentlyuse gs for this)
>
> 2) the production of special purpose, or speculative, UI's where the emphasis
is
> probably on the UI itself

Defining the standard widget set for #1 is (should be) the same thing as
building a non-standard one. The point is to design the core framework so that
this is easily done.

/Vlad



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