Developer's path to Windows/*NIX multi-platform?
bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Fri Apr 2 06:17:44 CST 2004
>>>>> "Mike" == Mike Hearn <mike at navi.cx> writes:
Mike> On Thu, 01 Apr 2004 17:39:14 -0500, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
>>> Do you think Wine is the way to go for me, or am I better off
>>> writing individual versions and keeping the Windows software native
>>> and then producing QT or GTK versions for *NIX? I'm at a cross-roads
>>> here, since I'll be dedicating years of work in whatever direction I
Mike> <morpheus> What is native? </morpheus>
Mike> I'd say a native app is one that feels like it was written for the
Mike> platform. That normally means, native UI, good desktop
Mike> integration, that sort of thing (in a desktop app).
Mike> WineLib is a great way to do this. Pure WineLib apps will not feel
Mike> native, because you're using a clone of the win32 widget set -
Is Motif Look and Feel "native", is XAW "native"?
Winelib is a Library like any other, also with some strange concepts...
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