Re: X11 bashing
On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, CoB SysAdmin wrote:
> > > I cannot believe that after HOW MANY years of development, X windows is
> > > still such a completely inconsistent and painful user interface.
> > This is a true problem which last from the fact that X11 is seperated
> > from the stadart toolkit Motif (which is payware)
> Well, you have to understand that, when MIT started developing X, the
> intention was to provide, in their words, "Mechanism, not policy". Basically,
> this means that they wanted to provide a GUI environment without imposing
> any particular GUI conventions on it. It was completely open.
There is now the qt based kde (kool desktop environment) project.
It tries to handles these problems.
Kde is fully OO and free.
Have a look at:
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