[Baypiggies] native GUI vs. web browser

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Dec 16 20:28:14 CET 2009

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009, K. Richard Pixley wrote:
> Aahz wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009, Tony Cappellini wrote:
>>> How can an app based on the Windows API be portable to any other OS?
>> You isolate the OS-specific sections of code -- very few apps require
>> OS-specific features top-to-bottom.
> I think that depends on how we count.
> If we include, say, strict user interface requirements, as is often the  
> case on macintosh, then the number goes way up.

But then we're no longer talking about an app where the UI is
browser-based, which was the subject of this sub-thread.  And even if we
are talking about a true desktop app, my stricture about top-to-bottom
still applies, most likely.
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