The only reason I’ve not deleted these simplistic half–an–envelope scribbles is they’re on the wayback machine, and so undeniable. :-) Bah — they’re a half–cocked idea that could perhaps be turned into something useful if I had the desire to pitch for a Ph.D.. So, anyway, …

C++ needs a GUI library, and knows it. The problem is that most of the proposed GUI libraries I’ve seen model the current WIMP approach, which is specific to just one of many contemporary practices. I believe a GUI library needs to considered from a much lower level, and built up from there. The emphasis should start on the output; it defines the context for input.


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