“Tool Kits: A Product of Their Environments” Moderated by Ken Perlin

  • ©James (Jim) F. Blinn, Tom Duff, William (Bill) E. Lorensen, and Craig Reynolds



Entry Number: 04


    Tool Kits: A Product of Their Environments



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    Are some environments inherently better than others for building computer graphics tool kits? A panel of noted builders of tool kits who work in different software environments state their distinctly different views on this question.
    What kinds of commitments affecting graphics software are made simply by the choice of an environment in which to work? Panelists argue the relative merits of using UNIX, LISP, object-oriented environments, or none of the above.

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