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An off-topic rant from a developer

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on December 16, 2005 03:25 PM

The author didn't use any of the existing toolkits (wxWidgets, gtkmm, qt, fltk,<nobr> <wbr></nobr>......). He wrote his own called eLiquid which he might release as open source.

In some ways I sympathise. With the exception of qt (which some people don't like for a variety of other reasons) the documentation of these toolkits ranges from dreadful to appalling. A programmer tends to see writing code as the solution to every problem. So if the existing libraries have unusable documentation<nobr> <wbr></nobr>... write another one! You don't need docs for it because you wrote it!

And lo, yet another toolkit with crap documentation is born.


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