[vlc-devel] Re: German localization on new OSX-Interface

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Mon Dec 15 14:10:30 CET 2003

On 15 dec 2003, at 10:36, Stephan Assmus wrote:
> Derk-Jan Hartman wrote on Mon, 15 Dec 2003 01:13:05 +0100:
>>> An interface should simply be
>>> font sensitive. No sizes should be hardcoded. The translator should
>>> not
>>> have to worry about this.
>> And that is why .nib files are actually not cool at all. It's cool
>> for
>> rapid development, but when you need to do advanced stuff like
>> supporting localizations in it (without having 10 exact the same nib
>> files which need to be actively updated every release by MacOSX
>> users....) And Cocoa is a disaster to programatically create user
>> interfaces and dynamically resizing stuff while still making it all
>> look good. You are right that we should .
> There is no such thing as a layout manager in the OSX API?

There is but it's implementation is terrible, flawed and cumbersome.
WxWindows is king in this btw.


Universiteit Twente
Derk-Jan Hartman (d.hartman at student.utwente dot nl)

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