[Coco] VCC on Mac

Tormod Volden lists.tormod at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 12:29:57 EDT 2016

On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 5:34 PM, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 11:18:32AM -0400, Bill Pierce via Coco wrote:
>> After all this is done, there are plans to convert the code
>> to another format (away from C/C++) that's easier to compile as
>> cross-platform.
> I can't help but cringe when I read something like this.  Very few
> languages deliver on cross-platform promises. Yet despites the
> supposed shortcomings of C/C++ in this regard, the multi-platform
> reach of programs written in C and C++ is vast and proven by history.
> Might I inquire as to what is the plan here?  Does it really justify
> the cost of a rewrite?

I think that was a typo and he meant away from DirectX and over to Qt,
from what I can judge from Gary's repository :)


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