[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why binding to existing widget toolkits doesn't make any sense

John A. De Goes john at n-brain.net
Tue Feb 3 11:49:54 EST 2009

On Feb 3, 2009, at 2:10 AM, Heinrich Apfelmus wrote:
> It's just that I don't consider CSS friendly at all, I'd say it's a  
> 0th
> order language.

I never said, "CSS", I said "like CSS".

> Layout combinators in the spirit of TeX or Lout are more
> flexible while being simpler. In any case, a simple primitive
>   grid :: [[Rect a]] -> Rect a
> that arranges widgets in a rectangular grid should be enough for GUIs.

Spoken like a true programmer who knows nothing about usability. :-)


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