[rescue] "bloated pig X11" (was: OpenLook/Openwin WAS: CDE)

David Brownlee abs at absd.org
Thu Aug 9 11:27:58 CDT 2012

On 9 August 2012 17:11, Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 10:06:26AM -0600, Richard wrote:
> [...]
>> If you're just going to equate "bloat" with "feature I don't use", then
>> again I would say that you haven't actually tried to make a general
>> purpose graphics library that is suitable to a wide audience.
> The Amiga's graphics libraries and windowing system occupied just 125kB of
> ROM :)

The original Acorn Archimedes desktop environment was written in BBC BASIC :-p

http://regmedia.co.uk/2012/05/16/arch_1.png  (My *eyes* my *eyes*! :)

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