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Does LablTk have a future?
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Date: 2005-09-01 (04:26)
From: Matt Gushee <mgushee@h...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Does LablTk have a future?
Jon Harrop wrote:

 >>> Yes but we gain the ability to have a better interface on all 
 >> Well, "better" is rather subjective. And not having the native
 >> interface means that people will say "oh, look, this is a non-standard
 >> OCaml program" instead on looking at the application itself.
 > True. I think this is the lesser of evils though.

Hmm, I'd like to think so. Jef Raskin[*] wrote something to the effect 
that we need better interfaces than what we have now, and something 
better will necessarily be different--with which I heartily agree.

But in terms of "industry acceptance" in the near term ... I've been 
involved in a number of discussions of why Tk is awful (or not), and one 
point that always comes up is that users allegedly don't like Tk apps 
because they look different.

Matt Gushee
Englewood, CO, USA