Why is Konfabulator "Pretty?"

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sun Dec 4 18:58:01 CST 2005


Bill Marriott wrote:
> These are excellent recommendations.
> 
> Of course, there is no audience out there waiting for a Revolution-based 
> desktop clock. This whole exercise was to honestly answer the question posed 
> originally (by Richard Gaskin I believe) related to why I thought it was 
> hard to do stuff like this in Rev, and what does K. do to make it easy. I 
> hope the question is answered.

Yes, as it relates to the very small subset of widgets/gadgets which
rely on the rotate command.

In my widget collection (fewer than two dozen, as I think Dahsboard is a
waste of Apple's resources), only one uses the rotate command.

In nearly a decade of making my living with the Rev engine, I've never
been unable to pay my rent because I couln't rotate an image more
gracefully.


Think of it visually:


#of things you can make in Rev:

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# of things people make that work well as translucent single-window 
novelties:

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# of those widget/gadget-like things that rely on image rotation:

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