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Cross-platform "Hello, World" graphical application in OCaml
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Date: 2005-02-23 (07:19)
From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cross-platform "Hello, World" graphical application in OCaml
On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 05:23:41PM +0000, Richard Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 09:05:57AM -0800, Blair Zajac wrote:
> > What would it take to have a native Mac OS X interface that doesn't use X11?
> The code uses lablgtk2 for the interface.  If you look in the source

...well, I did not try to install gtk-stuff on Mac OS-X.

But even if I had do this... the question was, if there is a
native OS-X interface *without X11*, and gtk uses X11.

So this is not the direction to go...


P.S.: Any of these windowing stuff/GUIs needs windows and point/pixels,
      dialogs, colors, buttons, text, graphics,...

      ... and even if they are all distinct, they are also common.
      ... it may be necessary to provide a High-Level GUI-language/DSL
      to create GUIs.

      When using HTML for describing web-layout, this Weblanguage/DSL
      called HTML does not make any assumptions about implementation
      of webbrowsers or programming APIs.
      Maybe it is necessary to provide a high level language similar
      to HTML, but intended for creating GUIs in compiled programs.

      Or maybe it even makes sense to use HTML (or a subset) (or a
      superset (?!) (xml?)) to create native GUIs (e.g. with code generators).