Text Input Box with Xlib

Thomas Dickey dickey at his.com
Mon Feb 4 01:36:41 PST 2013

On Mon, Feb 04, 2013 at 06:13:02AM +0000, Steven Newbury wrote:
> On Sun, 2013-02-03 at 19:35 -0200, Gabriel Duarte wrote:
> > Hello!
> > No, you didn't get the ideia. I do no want to use a toolkit, I'm
> > writing a toolkit. It's an exercise and for fun, not something
> > professional like GTK+, Qt or TK. I have already used GTK+ and Qt,
> > even FLTK for my projects, so using them is not the big deal. I just
> > asked here for someone who had some experience building this kind of
> > stuff and because I'm not so experienced to Xlib.
> > 
> > 
> Wouldn't it be more beneficial for you to work with XCB?

XCB is lower-level than Xlib, lacks virtually all of the functionality
which Duarte is looking for.  Documentation is... limited.

"more beneficial" obviously means for the developers of XCB - not
another prospective user.


Thomas E. Dickey <dickey at invisible-island.net>
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