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Re: [tdf-discuss] Clear separation between frontend and backend?
- Subject: Re: [tdf-discuss] Clear separation between frontend and backend?
- From: Jesús Corrius <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2010 01:16:36 +0100
- To: email@example.com
On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 10:58 PM, RGB ES <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I was thinking on something similar. If it were possible to completely
> separate "core" from UI it would be great. For example, someone who
> knows Qt but nothing about GTK will be able to create a gui for MeeGo
> without messing with core elements. Or someone else will be able to
> build a gui for small monitors. Or another person will be able to
> build something for "power users" in which you can only see style
> stuff while just another person will contribute a kids & format
> painter lovers interface.
> To go on with this idea, I think it will be interesting to make the
> core "toolkit independent" (i.e., pure C or C++, without GTK or any
> stuff like that), so it will be possible to integrate LibO on any
> platform "just" (yes, I know it is not easy, that's why I used
> quotes... ;) ) by writing a proper UI.
LibO already has different frontends for GTK+, QT, native Win32 and
native Mac in the vcl module and they are independent as any change in
the code of one of those toolkits doesn't affect the others. It could
be done better for sure, but what you are mentioning is already
Jesús Corrius <email@example.com>
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