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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
From: "Carlisle, Martin" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1999 12:23:47 -0700
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I'm not sure Gtk is a good choice for Win 32.  There is a Gtk available on
Win 32, but it doesn't "look right" to me.  I have just completed a Gtk port
of RAPID (our Ada GUI development tool), and I find that the Tcl/Tk port
(using TASH) seems better (especially the menus and file open/save dialogs).


Another possibility might be the JVM using AdaJNI, Cafe, or JGNAT.  It would
probably run unacceptably slowly on older processors, though.

--Martin


-----Original Message-----
From: Dale Jr, William [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, December 16, 1999 11:41 AM
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Subject: Re: Linux/Windows development


Glenn,
Try gnat Ada 95, gnapse, and gtkada.  All work on both OS's.  Use florist
(POSIX) for all OS system calls and it should port to both systems without
much problem.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glenn Booker [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 1999 9:59 AM
> To:   [log in to unmask]
> Subject:      Linux/Windows development
>
> Hi!
>
> I'm starting a project to develop a SGML word processor.  Does anyone know
> of a development environment which produces code which can be readily
> ported
> between Linux and Windows (98/NT)?
>
> Glenn Booker
>
> "I washed a sock.  Then I put it in the dryer.  When I took it out, it was
> gone."
> --- Steven Wright

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