[aprssig] New APRS Client, Request for Developers
archer at eskimo.com
Sat Feb 18 19:21:04 CST 2006
On Sat, 18 Feb 2006, Ben Jackson wrote:
> Tired of all those snooty Linux developers having all the fun coding
> their own APRS client?
Pardon me? Who's snooty? ;-)
Besides, we're Linux/Solaris/HP-UX/FreeBSD/MacOSX/Windows
developers! (Hope I didn't miss any)
Just curious, why not pitch in on the Xastir client (which already
runs on Windows and is open-source) to make it install/play better
on Windows instead? That's 85,000 lines of code that you wouldn't
have to write...
The Xastir-2 project, which we've been dying to get to for a long
time, would allow you to write small cross-platform clients in any
widget set you choose, so that you could create nice small apps for
each OS. Why not pitch in on that instead? You'd benefit _all_ of
the operating systems that way, and not just Windows. Of course,
you can't do cross-platform coding in C#, so if that's your choice,
I guess all of the above is moot.
Curt, WE7U. archer at eskimo dot com
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