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[aprssig] Replacement for UI-View any one

Tim N9PUZ tim.n9puz at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 19:21:08 UTC 2010


Bob Poortinga wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Tim N9PUZ
> <tim.n9puz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have not used Xastir but it is encouraging that it
>> continually gets high marks. It would be nice if it were
>> developed or migrated to toolsets like those used by the
>> FLDIGI digital modes software. The windowing tools and
>> libraries used allow both Linux and Windows versions to be
>> built from the same sources.
>
> I believe that FLdigi, as well as WSJT by K1JT, which run
> natively on both Windows and Linux, are written in Python.
> Anyone care to port Xastir to Python?

FLDigi is written in C/C++ using the GCC tools and the Fastlight 
('FL') windowing toolkit. I don't know about WSJT. You can develop on 
Linux and cross-compile a Win32 version or you can use the MinGW port 
of GCC to develop natively on a Windows machine.

73 -- Tim N9PUZ




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