[Oberon] Re. Blackbox open source available

Douglas G. Danforth danforth at greenwoodfarm.com
Fri Dec 31 19:11:37 CET 2004

Just one quick comment.  I believe Chris meant to say

cg> Glancing through [Blackbox] notes it seems that it aims to ape M$.

The use of "BB" is ambigous since it can be either Bluebottle or Blackbox.

-Doug Danforth

shark at gulfnet.sd64.bc.ca wrote:

> Chris,
> cg> Glancing through BlueBottle notes it seems that it aims to ape M$.
> My first guess would be that they are trying to 
> give BB a fighting chance against the popular
> systems.  Why not?
> cg> I just can't understand it !!  
> Certainly many users preferred tiled viewers to 
> arbitrary viewers.  This to the extent of using 
> Gadgets within the tiled interface rather than 
> Gadgets alone.
> More than one interface can be available in an 
> OS.  Currently there is an Oberon within BB and 
> we can hope that, after all the Oberon 
> capabilities are implemented in BB, the best of 
> the Oberon interface remains as an option. 
> Regards,       Peter E.
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