Re: GTK+ Modules and GDK

On Wed, 2002-06-19 at 17:44, Joel Becker wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2002 at 05:08:41PM +0100, Bill Haneman wrote:
> > > 	I must admit I can't quickly come up with a situation where I'd
> > > want to start a GUI toolkit without a GUI, 
> > 
> > I can ;-)
> > 
> > for instance, accessibility... if I'm using a braille display, why do I
> > need a video card?  Of course some/all of GTK+ might not work very well
> > without a backing GDK instance.
> 	See, a braille display is a display, and likley could have a GDK
> representation.

Actually, that's where you're wrong.  It's not even remotely similar to
anything we usually call a 'display', for instance it's 1D not 2D, just
a serial device with weird input characteristics.


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