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SubjectRe: Good point of Linux over Windows NT

> Another idea is support for cross-development, perhaps supporting (or
> translating) code from IDEs like Visual C++, Visual Basic, Borland stuff,
> etc. Perhaps a free implementation of the Microsoft Foundation Classes,
> for X/UN*X, that could be compiled with g++?

Now _this_ is an idea. There's already Bruce Wampler's "V" library that
allows the same code to run under X or Windows...a free version of the MFC
would open up a (if we buy Microsoft's hype, anyway) whole world of
painlessly ported software for Linux (and UNIX in general).

But now I'm _seriously_ off topic.

(Filing away idea for graduate school project)

He feeds on ashes; a deluded mind has led him Adam Bradley, UNCA Senior
astray, and he cannot deliver himself or say, Computer Science
"Is there not a lie in my right hand?" Isaiah 44:20 <><

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