[Openmcl-devel] Lisp User Interface LUI

Alexander Repenning ralex at cs.colorado.edu
Sat Jan 10 06:01:20 UTC 2009


typically, you would use a symbol instead of a number to indicate a  
lisp function, e.g.,

<window width="half-of-height" ../>

with

(defun half-of-height ((w window))
   (* 0.5 (height w)))


On Jan 9, 2009, at 7:14 AM, Robert Goldman wrote:

> This approach looks very interesting.  A question about pushing it
> further --- in the style sheets, would it be possible to use symbolic
> expressions for some of the attributes (e.g., to compute some of the
> sizes)?  I used to use the Garnet constraint-based UI toolkit quite a
> bit, and really came to like it for that reason.  For example, in  
> laying
> out Gantt charts, it was handy to be able to have ribbons whose
> dimensions were computed functions of the size of the window and the
> duration of the corresponding activities.
>
> Best,
> r
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Prof. Alexander Repenning

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