[R-gui] Re: [R] Feedback about SciViews?

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Wed Apr 30 18:53:12 CEST 2003

On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 17:29:36 +0100 (BST), you wrote:

>At the risk of starting a religous war, isn't java the obvious choice
>for a platform independent GUI ? I know java suffered a lot from 
>early over hypeing when it wasn't really ready, but in the last year
>or two I've seen some very impressive platform independent GUI's
>built with java.

I think the issue is that it's hard now to write any GUI at all,
because too much UI is in R itself.  As we move towards a separation
of UI and computation, it may well make sense to write a GUI in Java.

Duncan Murdoch

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