L4Re GUI

Robert Campbell waprave at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 14:26:14 CEST 2012


On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 7:08 AM, Valery V. Sedletski <_valerius at mail.ru>wrote:

> Robert Campbell wrote:
>
>> Dope seems to offer a subset of the functionality of the features of Mag.
>> What is the motivation to keeping both DoPE and Mag?
>>
> No, Mag offers only Goos (Frambuffer access) and Event (Mouse/Keyboard/etc
> input events) interfaces, whereas DoPE also offers full windowing features.
> DOpE is a windowing system at the 1st place, and Mag is a minimalistic GUI
> which does not operate with the concept of window, only more basic
> concepts, like views (rectangular areas of the screen).
>
> So, the motivation, I think, is that keep Mag as a most minimalistic Gui,
> and DOpE as a full windowing system with realtime capabilities.
>

So is this incorrect or just dated?
http://os.inf.tu-dresden.de/pipermail/l4-hackers/2010/004454.html
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