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Re: No more Motif??

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 09:35:20 +0200
To: Riccardo Mottola <zuse@libero.it>
Cc: mayuresh@vsnl.com, www-amaya-dev@w3.org
Message-Id: <20040817093520.32bf34e0.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>


Hi Riccardo and Mayuresh,

On Sat, 14 Aug 2004 22:17:20 +0200
Riccardo Mottola <zuse@libero.it> wrote:

> 
> Hey,
> 
> On Thursday, August 12, 2004, at 05:06 PM, Mayuresh Kathe wrote:
> 
> > I just found out that you are about to scrap Motif support in the 
> > upcoming version.
> > Is it true?

Yes.

> It would be sad news. I think motif is superior, more portable and 
> higher performance than GTK.

Motif is too limited now.
We're moving to wXWidgets which provides a cross-plaforms support.

> > Can it be defered under any circumstances?

No because it's too hard to maintain the compatibility with Motif and improve 
the User Inteface at the same time.

> I hope so, but I had no time lately to track CVS to see what the current 
> status is.
> 
> -Riccardo

     Irene.
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