[REBOL] Re: - R3 GUI
From: compkarori::gmail::com at: 8-Sep-2007 13:59
The problem I see is that AGG is pretty close in terms of
functionality to Postscript, but there is a signficant difference in
how they do translations, and rotations. The coordinate system is
also upside down, but apparently that is not a major.
On 9/8/07, Carl Read <carl-cybercraft.co.nz> wrote:
> Couldn't/shouldn't PDF and Postscript support both be via plugins, allowing the users
to have either, both or none? (And if one needs to be there for the launch of R3, choose
the quickest to impliment.)
> On Friday, 7-September-2007 at 18:32:06 Chris Dwyer wrote,
> >I see PDF as a file format rather than GUI etc. Postscript on the
> >other hand could be print layout , interface and file format.
> >I don't know but PDF appears to be rather stupid and verbose.
> >Postscript to me is more minimal, like REBOL.
> >R3, needs a cross platform basic text/graphics GUI, employing
> >Truetype and supporting FLASH, Quicktime, WMP etc.
> >I don't think it needs 3D capabilities, but perhaps these could be
> >plugins to basic architecture.
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