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Re: SDL (was: Re: SVGALIB on Thinkpad)

On Tue, 14 May 2002, Chris Purnell wrote:

>On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 05:12:31PM -0500, Steve Baker wrote:

>I've also tried to program using SDL.  The initial learning curve seems
>to be very steep.  Worse than OpenGL or even Athena Widgets.  I gave up
>in the end and used something else (I think it was X lib).

I've never used the C interface for SDL (only the Python one), but I have
a hard time believing that SDL is harder to use than X11? X11 is the
horror of horrors to program, worse than MFC...

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