[Openmcl-devel] The Objective-C Bridge and Clozure CL IDE with Linux and GNUstep

Terry Lassiter lassiter at christianfellowships.info
Thu Jun 18 13:48:31 PDT 2015

Thank you. I will check out gtk-server.


- TL -
On 15-06-18 03:08 AM, Tomas Hlavaty wrote:
> Hi Terry,
>> As for hating C++
> there is also gtk-server which doesn't need ffi at all and might be
> enough for your needs.  It's quite nice to keep the GUI toolkit part in
> a separate process and communicate via normal streams; you can even run
> an app on a headless server with the non-web gui part on your laptop.
> You get network transparent GUI for free.
>> decided that I simply cannot give up either CL or non-web gui,
> For some things html based GUI can be easy to program if you don't buy
> into "cool frameworks".  And you could even use w3m or lynx to stay on
> tty.
>> I was repelled by the language then, and still think it is just an
>> unholy mess. When I give myself a break from qt and C++ to do some
>> lisp, it feels marvellous.
> For this reason it can be also much simpler to write a HTML based GUI
> because you don't need to deal with X Windows, MS Windows, GTK, QT,
> Motif etc.  but simply read and write portable and pure Lisp and
> derialize/deserialize to HTML and SVG.
> Cheers,
> Tomas

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