How do you define "object-oriented"?

Kevin Fisher kgf at
Mon Apr 29 12:18:46 UTC 2002

I think Xt/Motif is quasi-OO as well...but that doesn't help it one bit.
Xt and Motif still make my skin crawl. :)

On Sun, Apr 28, 2002 at 09:52:19PM +0200, Cees de Groot wrote:
> Markus Fritsche <marbusse at> said:
> >Object oriented programming is not a matter of the language, it's a matter of 
> >the programmers brain. Look at GTK+ to see, how you could program a "object 
> >oriented" windowing toolkit in C...
> >
> Going back further, the X interfaces are very much object-oriented as well.
> That's probably why nobody understood them ;-)
> -- 
> Cees de Groot          <cg at>
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