On Nov 25, 2004, at 2:03 PM, Dave Burt wrote:
> I'm happy to leave the AWT/Swing debate to c.l.j; suffice it to say my 
> view
> is Swing's API's far better designed (which is more important from 
> toolkit
> user's perspective than how easy it is to port)

not awt. swt.

>> Anyway, I really don't think a real cross platform gui is possible.
>
> Why not?

because to target mac os x, windows, gnome, or kde,
in *every* case you need an *entirely* different look
and feel. this just isn't possible with the standard
mechanisms used in gui creation.

let me summarize:
	layouts are *just too low-level*

Alex