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Re: SDL vs GGI
Keith Lucas wrote:
> >I tried to program with Xli, and I gave up. Too hard.
> Xlib has a "learning cliff". It's actually not that hard once you know it,
> but there's no easy entry. In order to do much of anything you have to carry
> huge lumps of information about in your head, there's no easy entry level,
> and even being fair, there isn't much in the way of tutorials or examples.
I guess doing C++ trained me to have huge lumps of information about in
my head. ;-)
In a discussion I once had about languages and the wars that ensue, I
came to the conclusion that if every programmer took the language
definition/standard of their favorite language and dropped it over their
head from a significant height, C++ would be a LOT less popular! :-))
Ludus Design, http://ludusdesign.com/
"First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you.
Then they fight you. Then you win." -- Gandhi