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  Thread: GUI pipes
Post: RE: GUI pipes

My tinkering process has taken me into a different perspective in how this software could look. I came up with making a general main program which will have inner windows like a piano-roll, note edito...
eduarch42 Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 5,531 28-01-2020, 09:48 PM
  Thread: GUI pipes
Post: RE: GUI pipes

(28-01-2020, 08:54 PM)Halfwit Wrote: In plan9 there's control.h, which could be technically mangled into a file server for creating UI applications from say, a shell script. It's crazy cool. It uses...
eduarch42 Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 5,531 28-01-2020, 09:42 PM
  Thread: GUI pipes
Post: RE: GUI pipes

Yes, the drag & drop is already in a way a piping mechanisms, that i think could be ideal for GUI applications.
eduarch42 Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 5,531 27-01-2020, 12:00 PM
  Thread: GUI pipes
Post: RE: GUI pipes

Yeah, i have tried 9plan (9front actually) because i want to take inspiration to a set of programs i'm trying to develop. A DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) that will consist of several independent pro...
eduarch42 Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 5,531 25-01-2020, 08:27 PM
  Thread: GUI pipes
Post: RE: GUI pipes

Ok ok, and what about implementing it as a series of programs, that are necessary to work on a non-Plan9 OS. I mean how would the GUI implementation be? I was thinking maybe some drag and drop, where ...
eduarch42 Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 5,531 21-01-2020, 11:38 PM
  Thread: GUI pipes
Post: GUI pipes

How would one go to take the concept of unix piping into the GUI environment? This is just a brainstorm thread, answer with ideas or leading questions.
eduarch42 Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 20 5,531 20-01-2020, 01:41 AM
  Thread: Window Manager creation questions
Post: RE: Window Manager creation questions

I’ve finally decided to go with the solution of i3, to use a config file. Since it’s relatively easy to code in nim. Also I may add the functionality of adding keybindings on the fly, which will only ...
eduarch42 Programming On Unix 3 1,860 12-02-2019, 12:58 PM
  Thread: Window Manager creation questions
Post: Window Manager creation questions

Howdy nixers, I’ll go directly to the point. I’m creating a window manager (nothing special), but I have some questions and I would like different points of view. Here they are: 1- Which way for impl...
eduarch42 Programming On Unix 3 1,860 07-02-2019, 12:13 AM
  Thread: Global Aur equivalent
Post: RE: Global Aur equivalent

(12-12-2018, 06:38 AM)z3bra Wrote: So is this idea dead already?Its been a long time, and i took it to think about how it could be implemented. What about a package manager with no repositories and...
eduarch42 GNU/Linux 25 8,724 29-12-2018, 03:02 PM
  Thread: Global Aur equivalent
Post: RE: Global Aur equivalent

What about creating a repository for each "popular" package managers (apt, xbps, rpm, etc). And port the AUR packages to each repository, and kind of "chain" them in order to maintain all of them upda...
eduarch42 GNU/Linux 25 8,724 06-12-2018, 09:12 PM
  Thread: Global Aur equivalent
Post: RE: Global Aur equivalent

(05-12-2018, 11:01 AM)venam Wrote: (04-12-2018, 08:58 PM)eduarch42 Wrote: Imagine an all distro compatible AUR equivalent, will it be easy to maintain or will it be even possible? This comes back ...
eduarch42 GNU/Linux 25 8,724 05-12-2018, 06:48 PM
  Thread: Global Aur equivalent
Post: RE: Global Aur equivalent

(05-12-2018, 12:08 AM)Dworin Wrote: Regarding your idea, how would you imagine the makepkg equivalent to check for {,build} dependencies?It could try to detect current package manager and check depe...
eduarch42 GNU/Linux 25 8,724 05-12-2018, 12:29 AM
  Thread: Global Aur equivalent
Post: Global Aur equivalent

Hi, this is my first post, Imagine an all distro compatible AUR equivalent, will it be easy to maintain or will it be even possible? What do you guys think?
eduarch42 GNU/Linux 25 8,724 04-12-2018, 08:58 PM