On Sat, 24 Feb 2001, Kevin Smith wrote:

> Jon Aseltine wrote:
> >I don't know too much about MFC -- is it something like OpenStep? I was
> >thinking of classes for abstractions of widgets (toolbars, menus) and
> >also for common protocols (IMAP, FTP, HTTP) as well as glue to hold it
> >together (an Application class?).
> 
> That sounds a lot like MFC, which I refer to as 
> an application (development) framework.

Maybe, but OpenStep (or GNUstep) is a much better model, particularly
since it is based on a language (Objective-C) that is actually fairly
similar to Ruby in a lot of ways.

I'd love to see a Ruby equivalent to OpenStep, and would be very
interested in contributing to it.

Avi