[Lazarus] TextHeight in Console App

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Thu May 16 10:54:50 CEST 2013

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 4:33 AM, Michael Schnell <mschnell at lumino.de> wrote:
> On 05/15/2013 05:40 PM, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> The NoGUI widgetset is a terrible idea (work-around), and should be
>> avoided if possible.
> You are right, but IMHO this is because it is not complete enough.
> Unfortunately noone knowledgeable enough seems to have the need to do
> "decent Object Pascal" programs that are supposed to run on boxes that don't
> provide  a GUI API, and thus NoGUI is not yet enhanced to feature an event
> queue in order to provide "event based programming" and things like TTimer,
> TTHread.Synchronize, TTHread.Queue and QueueAsyncCall.
> Or maybe they use mse for this, which provides all this out of the box.
> (Which proves that a "decent" NoGUI programming runtime library is possible
> ;-) )
> -Michael

IMHO YHO makes sense ;-)
Is it a design decision that "NoGUI does not do much more than satisfy
some open externals when linking a Lazarus based project" or is it
just lack of manpower?


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