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- Subject: Re: Re: FLTK Bindings available?
- From: erik@... (Erik Hougaard)
- Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2000 11:35:16 +0200
What about the secret gui they have at tecgraf ??
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From: "Juergen Fuhrmann" <email@example.com>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2000 11:12 AM
Subject: Re: Re: FLTK Bindings available?
> I am interested in having a portable GUI which compiles without
> problems and can be connected to lua. We don't need too fancy stuff,
> our customers are engineers who want to get a job done, so fancye
> appearance is not something we are aiming at.
> TclTk is nothing we would think about because we already have lua.
> Java Swing & LuaJava would be cool, but to get it to work, quite
> a lot of binary stuff not in our hands needs to be installed.
> I had a look at wxWindows. The Idea of wxWindows is quite good, and
> appaerantly, one will be able to get state of the art GUIs from that.
> At the other hand, while GTK compiled flawlessly on my Tru64 box,
> wxWindows didn't (neither Motif, nor GTK), and I gave up. The amount
> of stuff to be compiled still is quite huge, and to keep it backward
> compatible and portable is quite an amount of work. GTK only is
> restricted to UNIX and we want to be able to port to Windows if
> After Martin Doerings posting, I tried FLTK as well and in some sense
> it produced the same impression on me as lua did -- C++ (!) code which
> appears to be portable (I tried on Tru64, Irix6, Suse Linux) --, small,
> pretty fast. May be just the thing we need...
> So perhaps it would be cool to have luafltk...