On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 02:44:39PM +0100, Paul J Collins wrote:
> >>>>> "kl" == kevin lyda <kevin at suberic.net> writes:
>> >> http://www.rpi.net.au/~ajohnson/resourcehacker/>> kl> windows has "resources" now? why doesn't apple just change
> kl> their name to "microsoft r&d division" and just face facts?
>> Windows has had "resources" for as long as I can remember. I still
> have an old magazine that describes using Borland's tool to add
> accelerators to the menus in Notepad. At least I think I still have
> it, assuming it survived the last cull.
For what its worth theres a half assed linux dumper for these resources at
http://www.csn.ul.ie/~caolan/Packages/winresdump.html Doesn't really do much
except dump graphics and some twiddling with dialogs and menus.
A very cute thing to do would be to finish off the dialog and menu dumping
facility to make it a fully fledged windows resources to glade description file
for nifty "rapid porting" of windows apps to gtk/gnome based ones instead.
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