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GLUT's main loop

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Why does GLUT not allow the programmer full control over the main loop? You must predefine the functions for each operation.

I ask because I am finding it very hard to design a class that doesn't just rename all of GLUT's functions.

I know libraries like SDL and SFML allow you the programmer full control over the main loop so I cannot understand why GLUT can't?

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Because GLUT is a simple helper framework for making basic GL applications quickly. It probably shouldn't be used for anything too serious.

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