I think jeroen is in the process of changing providers or 
something...for now, try http://www.fox-toolkit.com.

Jamey

Mohammad Khan wrote:

>First, I was going to reply from the original message of this thread that
>was sent by 'Bill Atkins'. My Outlook Express was saying 'A program is
>trying to access e-mail addresses you have stored in Outlook' !!
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>Couple of days back, I posted a similar message.
>I liked Fox a lot. Its very much Object Oriented.
>
>But I was surprised this morning when I went to the official website of Fox
>http://www.fox-toolkit.org and found 'Coming Soon' By godaddy !!!
>
>
>Mohammad
>"Good artist borrow idea from others and great artist steal it !"
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>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Rich" <rich / lithinos.com>
>To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
>Sent: Saturday, May 15, 2004 10:06 AM
>Subject: Re: Need Help Selecting a GUI
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>>The FXScintilla Widget is a beast (like the docs say), but I'm as beginner
>>of a prgrammer as you can get (I know that's not gramatically correct) -
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>>I was able to figure it out.
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>>-Rich
>>
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Bill Atkins" <dejaspam / batkins.com>
>>Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
>>To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
>>Sent: Saturday, May 15, 2004 7:18 AM
>>Subject: Need Help Selecting a GUI
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>>>As anyone can tell by looking at the topics of my recent posts, I'm
>>>having trouble picking a Ruby GUI to use for a project.  Here are some
>>>of the toolkits I'm considering and the pros and cons of each.  My
>>>project, by the way, is a simple open-source, instant messaging client
>>>that would have to work on Windows and NIX systems.
>>>
>>>1. Tk
>>>pros: comes with Ruby; pretty much everywhere; powerful TkText widget
>>>cons: messy, mostly undocumented API; unconventional appearance;
>>>requires tcl; no tree control; it's Tk :)
>>>
>>>2. FOX
>>>pros: consistent and attractive appearance; very OO
>>>cons: no substitute for TkText - FXScintilla might do the trick, but
>>>it's API is a lot more complicated than TkText; somewhat C++-ish API;
>>>FxTreeList doesn't allow setting styles for individual items
>>>
>>>3. Qt
>>>pros: supposed to be really nice
>>>cons: costs money on Win32 - out of the question
>>>
>>>4. Gtk
>>>pros: plenty of widgets; antialiasing
>>>cons: supposed to be unstable on Win32; requires large download on
>>>Win32 machines; X-ish interface
>>>
>>>5. Wx
>>>pros: well-designed Rubyish API; supports changing tree item styles;
>>>seems pretty stable for a young project; native widgets
>>>cons: brand new - could have problems; on Linux, requires a large
>>>download (wxGTK) in order to work (6MB)
>>>
>>>Wx would be my choice except that it requires such a large download on
>>>Linux.  I would really prefer that the user download as little as
>>>possible, aside from Ruby itself.  Considering that my project's
>>>source will be under 300K, it seems silly to require large GUI
>>>downloads just to make it work.
>>>
>>>Also, antialiased fonts would be extremely nice, but no toolkit seems
>>>to support them, except Gtk (right?) which I can't use because of the
>>>large Win32 dependencies.
>>>
>>>Any thoughts on these?
>>>
>>>Bill
>>>
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