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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Cool (work)flow GUI editor
Date Thu, 31 Jul 2003 14:22:03 GMT

On Thursday, Jul 31, 2003, at 14:31 Europe/Rome, Vadim Gritsenko wrote:

> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

>> why? visual programming is bullshit.
> Not if it supports full round trip, nonvisual -> visual -> nonvisual. 
> It's much easier to quickly understand what's going on in the workflow 
> by lookng at the picture instead of looking at the workflow markup 
> (and it's much more complex to do roundtrip if your source is 
> javascript).

You are right, roundtripping makes a huge difference and you are right 
again saying that it is much harder to write a "script->graphic" parser 
than a graphic->script one, still not impossible.


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