[fpc-devel] Lazarus: A new widgest set

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Feb 19 13:32:52 CET 2008

On Tue, Feb 19, 2008 at 11:47:48AM +0100, Michael Schnell wrote:
>> To me it sounds more like an X like protocol with an X server as plugin.
>> (but then on MSEGUI instead of X widget scale)
> I understand that when using X you need a widget set at the X-Client site 
> and the X layer transports informations about the primitives the widget set 
> translates the application's GUIcontrol-definitions in, while MSE 
> transports the (supposedly somewhat limited) GUIcontrol-definitions to the 
> viewer's site and the "widget set" (or whatever) is handled there (maybe 
> the browser-defined "Web-Controls" are used as a widget set).

I still don't see a difference, except maybe in richness of the widget sets,
(the native Xwidgets, afaik formally known as X intrinsics are a bit basic).

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