Why enlightenment?

Gunnar AAstrand Grimnes gunnar.grimnes at dfki.de
Sun Apr 19 21:50:10 CEST 2009

> 1. Theming - it keeps resources low and alows us to do everything we
> want with GUI! Take shelf widgets as an example - you can change their
> look, even functions - like digital clock instead of analog - without
> changin the main code. I don't say it's not possible with GTK but it
> way more complicated.

The edje file for illume is 50000 lines of code.
In a language where lots of code is in macro definitions that have no
block constructs, so they have to be all on one line... or escape every
line ending.

I wont say it's better in GTK, but it not exactly trivial for E.

- Gunnar

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