From: Martin Donlon (akawaka at domain csn.ul.ie)
Date: Wed 05 Jul 2000 - 14:08:26 IST
On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, kevin lyda wrote:
> yes, it's possible with ggi or svgalib *BUT* then you're making a browser
> that is linux only (or even linux/x86 only). even with ggi it's limited
> mainly to linux and maybe some of the bsd systems. if you develop a gui
> app that uses x there's at least a chance that it will run on pretty much
> any unix. which if mac os x comes out means pretty much every mainstream
> os barring windows.
Better still, write it with SDL and it'll work on basically anything that
can run X, anything that can run GGI or SVGALIB, BeOS, MacOS and Windows.
Plus theres truetype font support, png/jpeg/gif loading and about 4-5
different GUIs to choose from.
Oh did I mention its wonderfully documented?
-- Bother! said Pooh, as a vole stole his honey.
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