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Hauge, Tor, Nordgard, Inger, Oscarsson, Dan and Raeder, Georg (1988): Event-Driven User Interfaces Based on Quasi-Parallelism. In: Green, Mark (ed.) Proceedings of the 1st annual ACM SIGGRAPH symposium on User Interface Software October 17 - 19, 1988, Alberta, Canada. pp. 66-76.

The Mjolner project is a major Scandinavian effort to develop a programming environment for object-oriented languages. As part of this project we have implemented a user interaction toolkit. The toolkit is programmed in SIMULA and is built on the X window System. The main goals of our work have been to exploit the coroutine concept for event handling, and to show the benefits of using compiled object-oriented languages for this type of software. The result is an efficient system with a simple, yet flexible, design featuring a powerful unification of process-driven and procedure-driven programming styles.

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There is an old English folk saying that goes, "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen." I have a different approach: Do something about the heat. The folk saying would have us accept the poor designs of the world. Why? After all, if people were responsible for the "heat" in the first place, then people should be able to do something about it. Is the kitchen too hot? Redesign it.

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