[SciPy-dev] DisplayPDF for Cross-platform GUI Widgets

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in
Thu Nov 21 06:19:39 CST 2002


>>>>> "ME" == M Evans <datafeed at SoftHome.net> writes:

[snip]

    ME> Now the idea: Use DisplayPDF to create a
    ME> resolution-independent, cross-platform device context API in
    ME> which to draw user widgets themselves.  The idea resembles
    ME> Chaco, except that the context also tracks OS events.  (I
    ME> assume Chaco doesn't do this without help from the host
    ME> library.)

You might want to take a look at Fresco
(http://www.iuk.tu-harburg.de/Fresco/HomePage.html) and Berlin
(http://www.berlin-consortium.org/).  IIRC they have a similar idea.
I could be wrong though its been a while since I looked at these.

cheers,
prabhu



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