[Seaside] [OT] qooxdoo JavaScript UI

Jimmie Houchin j.squeak at cyberhaus.us
Wed Aug 6 14:41:24 UTC 2008

Ramon Leon wrote:
>> Compared to SeasideXUL it would not be limited to Mozilla. 
>> Any comments?
>> Bye
>> Torsten
> What does that mean, limited to Mozilla?  XUL does not require Mozilla,
> Mozilla requires XUL; the Mozilla apps themselves are written in XUL.  You
> don't need a Mozilla browser installed to run XUL,  you can use XULRunner
> which gives you access to the same component framework that all the Mozilla
> apps are written in.  I don't know anything about the SeasideXUL project,
> but I think there should be a way to run it on the runtime alone without a
> browser installed.

I believe he is meaning that SeasideXUL is not cross-browser but qooxdoo 
is. I don't think he is wanting to do away with the browser but rather 
requiring a specific browser. A SeasideXUL app would not run in IE, 
Safari, Opera, etc.



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