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Re: Keyed Archiving and MOSX compatibility...

From: Gregory John Casamento
Subject: Re: Keyed Archiving and MOSX compatibility...
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 12:14:28 -0800 (PST)


Nicola and I have both agreed to take the rest of the integration discussion
off-line.   Richard/Fred, if you could comment on the original posting that
would be cool.

Thanks, GJC

--- Nicola Pero <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > I think the problem that Gorm, Apple, IB, NIB have is their inability 
> > > to
> > > look outside the very strict and religious dogma that the right way to
> > > create windows description is by serializing/deserializing the objects.
> > > It's not if you want portable interfaces, and it's not if you want to 
> > > be
> > > able to dynamically modify the interfaces.
> > 
> > Well to be fair, Apple is not interested in creating portable 
> > interfaces with IB ;-)
> Exactly - you've hit the problem on the head :-)  Portability is not part
> of the design, or if it is, it's a very small part, with
> backwards-compatibility being the real driver in the changes they do.
> > Anyway, since you seem so convinced, are you working on a GUI builder 
> > for Renaissance? I ask because even if the concept behind Renaissance 
> > is better, for real world usage is much worse IMHO as long as there is 
> > no GUI editor. So what's the plan there?
> Yes, you've hit the other main issue directly and clearly - Renaissance
> does not have a GUI builder and I'm in serious trouble finding the time to
> write one. :-)
> But I'd love to write one.  Anyway, I guess the project is now up for
> grabs.  Not having the time, I should sadly give up the mutex/lock I hold
> on this -- if someone has time/will to start a Renaissance GUI builder (I
> got quite a few people interested in doing it in the past), please do
> start it. :-)
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Gregory John Casamento -- CEO/President Open Logic Corp.

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