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From: Henri Dubois-Ferriere <henridf@l...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] labltk vs lablgtk
thanks for all this valuable info.

one further question: is there an easy way to add file descriptor events
into lablgtk's event loop like with labltk?
i looked around but didn't find any examples/documentation of
this anywhere.

thanks

henri

On Thu, 10 Apr 2003, scott wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 11:18:26AM -0600, Matt Gushee wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 04:00:58PM +0200, Henri Dubois-Ferriere wrote:
> > >
> > > But since I'm going to live with this choice for quite a while, i'm
> > > wondering what are the broad pros/cons between labltk and lablgtk?
> > > does anything stick out as being specific to one or the other?
> >
> > Let's see ...
> >
> [...]
>
> > * (My impression is that) GTK has good Unicode support. Tk has had issues
> >   with i18n for some time. The latest versions may be up to par, but I'm
> >   not sure. Probably either would be fine for Western European
> >   languages; the problems I have heard of were mostly related to
> CJKV.
>
> The new gtk (2) has good unicode support.  I'm not sure how that's
> addressed in lablgtk (2).  Tk works with unicode, but labltk does
> not.  It is possible to hack labltk to do this, but it's _very_ ugly
> (trust me I've done it)
>
> scott
>
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