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Re: [seul-edu] Comprehensive Student Management System

Yes, I agree that working to build a framework for a cross-platfrom app
is a good thing.  What I meant to say, and I realize now that I didn't, was
that it will considerably slow things down.  I have been looking carefully
through some of the abiword project's source to see how they do it.
It will also limit us to using C++ for most iif not all of the code.

A lot of this is thinking out loud and I am glad to share my thoughts on this.

I will be the first to admit that I am not likely to be the one working on
a Windows or Mac client for this.  I am not familiar with writing software
for either of these platfroms.  My experience is mostly with GTK+/GNOME
as that is what I have written and read the most of.

What do you guys think?

Chris Edwards
Computer/Network Technician
Washington County Virginia Public Schools

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 04:54:38PM -0500, Raybould, Kevin wrote:
> Chris
> I think I hear you say that you believe the program would be more useful
> (assuming that we don't have the resources to build it cross platform from
> the beginning) to build a Linux X version first, as its more likely that
> systems moving to Linux already would choose to make use of it?
> If that is the case, then I would be forced to agree - it is probably better
> to build a Linux centric one first.  
> I would think, however, that if we find we have the people and the time,
> then we should start out trying for cross platform compatibility.  It would
> make things easier in the long run.
> As for the name, sorry, I'm having enough trouble picking one out for the
> baby on the way.  Program names are completely beyond me at this point. :)