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- Subject: Re: tekUI toolkit
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 09:58:57 +0200
2016-06-10 9:36 GMT+02:00 steve donovan <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 12:56 AM, Rena <email@example.com> wrote:
> > provides GTK, GDK, and other GNOME libraries' API to Lua. It's not the most
> > friendly (since it's a direct translation of the C API) but it's very
> > powerful, and not too difficult if you're already familiar with that API
> > from another language.
> It's a good option on Debian-based distros since it's apt-gettable.
> But the documentation hole is immense if you don't know enough C to
> read the C docs and perform the mental translation to the Lua API.
> Rewriting the docs for Lua would be a big undertaking, even if
This is a problem with almost all the Lua bindings I have seen
for graphics toolkits. What would be nice is a Lua module that
provides an abstraction layer for the more commonly needed
operations, such as the one Love2D has.