Re: why gtk? why not iup?

From: olzvoi <>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 15:59:38 -0700 (PDT)

hi mitchell,

> Scintilla uses GTK; therefore ta does too.

generally speaking, cannot the scintilla's use of a toolkit be
transparent to the application (ta), no matter what toolkit that
application uses?
and my original question was just an exchanging of ideas, no way a


On Aug 13, 12:24 am, mitchell <> wrote:
> > would it be less complicated to use iup than gtk for such projects
> > like textadept? iup is smaller and faster on windows (possibly also on
> > other systems, where using os native api) and more exposed via lua.
> > could it be a consideration in the future? i mean, ditching gtk in
> > favor of iup (i know iup may use gtk internally).
> Scintilla uses GTK; therefore ta does too.
Received on Thu 12 Aug 2010 - 18:59:38 EDT

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