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Re: Software Strategies

Jeffrey wrote:

> One strategy for getting people to switch is to creat
> software with a cross platform toolkit that allows one to
> compile a version for both X-windows and MS-windows.
>      The idea is that someone gets both the Linux and the
> Win95 version packaged together. Eventually they will realize
> that everything they are running will run on linux also.
>                                         -Jeff

I understand people are talking about porting gtk+ to win32.

How does everybody feel about porting the Borland (sorry Inprise) VCL? 
(That's the class library that Delphi and C++Builder are based on. 
Having used it I can say that is certainly abstracted enough.  I don't
think MFC would be though.


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