[Desktop_printing] eve, adobe

Hin-Tak Leung hintak_leung at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Apr 11 13:52:28 PDT 2006


Ralph Giles wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 05:44:41PM +0100, Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
> 
>> http://opensource.adobe.com/
>> auto layout engine (Eve)
> 
> To clarify, we were discussion the problem of PPDs being inadequite for 
> dynamic configuration and complex option sets and their constraints. 
> Adobe has an open source layout engine for contructing complex and 
> constrained user interfaces from a descriptive language. I mentioned it 
> on irc as a possible model to look at for a replacement.

It is probably worth checking out the adobe toolkit for the UI people -
if adobe is being sensible, they may provide some compatibility mode for
ppds, so one can gradually move from ppd based configuration to a more
"native" description.

HT

		
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