> It's disappointing to say the least, but
> I'm going down the c++ path. I'm not doing
> any conversion, simply identifying key
> functionality and redesigning it in c++
> on an as needed basis.

To each his own.  Java, I can tolerate,
(just barely) but if C++ were my only option,
I would leave the software industry.

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Wes Groleau
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