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Date: 2000-02-23 (17:51)
From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@i...>
Subject: Re: Preferred GUI Toolkit for O'Caml 3?

I'm not sure QT would be so nice to use, since the first problem would
consist of writing the bindings for caml (unless I'm mistaken and they
already exist). I think the best target is definitely gtk, since it
runs under linux and win32, a port on BeOS is in the works, and it is
fairly widely used.

Alan Schmitt

>Benjamin C. Pierce writes:
> > We in the Unison group are also about to embark on a major UI redesign
> > and have been wondering which toolkit to use.  Besides Thorsten's
> > points, there are two more that are critical concerns for us:
> > 
> >    * seamless portability (Unix and Win32)
> >    * ability to build statically linked binaries (this is a pretty
> >      big drawback to the Tk-based solutions)
> > 
> > Comments on these points as well as the others would be very useful. 
>There's always QT.  It's nice to work with (at least in C++), very
>widely used and comprehensive (because of KDE), and was written from
>the start to be cross-platform (X & Win).  NB it is uncontroversially
>free these days.
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