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

Peter Verswyvelen bugfact at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 12:09:26 EST 2009

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 5:49 PM, John A. De Goes <john at n-brain.net> wrote:

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

Oh, I missed the "like" word! What do you mean with that? What aspects of
CSS do you prefer to? In WPF a "style" is basically just a bunch of
attribute key/value pairs.

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. :-)

Yes, layout must be very versatile and user definable.

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