Web browser (was Re: what is the status of multi window)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Oct 16 12:49:35 UTC 2006

Am 16.10.2006 um 14:42 schrieb David Faught:

> Tim Rowledge wrote:
>>> Some of the code might be specific to Tweak, but the plugin
>>> certainly is not. You should at least be able to call the
>>> primitives to open windows, display a form etc.
>> Absolutely. The original development testing was done with workspace
>> doits to open windows, display in them, fetch events from them. John
>> did some demo stuff to try to hook up individual project windows to
>> host windows. I think it should be a case of hooking individual
>> windows to host windows instead. Somebody with good knowledge of
>> morphic would need to look at that. See http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/
>> squeak/3862
>> From this discussion, it sounds like this support will let
> Squeak/Tweak display its content in host windows, so for example
> Croquet might be able to display multiple views of a scene in
> host-controlled windows, if someone got creative with OpenGL.
> Somehow I had the impression that this support would allow the reverse
> - a host process, like Firefox or Excel, to display its window inside
> the Squeak/Tweak Display with some measure of interactivity with
> Squeak/Tweak events.  Now I'm bummed out because I was hoping that
> this would close the "lack of a good Internet browser" gap.  Now I'm
> curious how Sophie handles HTML (or other Internet-based) links.

I thought you were working on the MediaView browser?

- Bert -

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