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[REBOL] JAKA: Just Another Killer App

From: tim::johnsons-web::com at: 18-Aug-2001 11:57

Now that I have your attention.... here's some thoughts. I haven't done anything with View yet, but maybe there is a place for View in POS (Point of Sales). I'm aware that there are a number of POS applications written originally for DOS, with Text-Cell style User Interfaces. Some users of these are having a lot of problems with upgrades. Without knowing much about the details, I would guess that Windows is making it much more difficult to program "DOS-style" applications. The developer might be faced with some hard choices, among those would be: Write a Windows-style GUI Migrate to Linux with it's great ncurses support and resources. Perhaps it would be worthwhile to investigate a View-based interface for such an existing app? I'm personally not interested, because my work takes me in a different direction, but maybe some one on the list might be... JMTCW -- Tim Johnson <[tim--johnsons-web--com]>