Why is Bazaar Explorer not a separate app?

Alexander Belchenko bialix at ukr.net
Thu Nov 26 04:51:31 GMT 2009

Gordon Tyler пишет:
> I was contemplating the problem of the extraneous console window when
> one starts Bazaar Explorer on Windows and as far as I can tell it's
> because it's invoked through bzr.exe which is compiled as a console app
> instead of a windowed app.

Yes, your analysis is right.

> That led me to wonder why Bazaar Explorer is a bzr plugin instead of its
> own separate app?

The literal answer would be: because writing it as plugin was/is much simpler and more cross-platform.

The "right" answer would be: because nobody created good GUI app launcher yet.

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