notepad and richedit - why?
dmitry at baikal.ru
Wed Nov 6 22:37:09 CST 2002
"Shachar Shemesh" <wine-devel at sun.consumer.org.il> wrote:
> I was going over the notepad code, and it is implemented using richedit.
> My question is - why? There is no functionality there that is not also
> available through the usual Edit control. The Windows notepad is
> notoriously implemented via the edit control. Is there a special reason
> why our notepad is different here?
Since we had no a way to display .wri and .rtf files provided by many
applications (readme's, etc.) it was decided to simply extend notepad
instead of creating a wordpad replacement from scratch.
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