Re: visual c
Francois Gouget wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Erik Steffl wrote:
> > there is also a number of other libraries (for GUI), I don't think you
> > have to use ms libs, you can use e.g. wxwindows, qt etc..., also, if the
> > application doesn't have complicated gui the porting might be fairly
> > easy... (it also depends on how well the app is designed, if the gui is
> > farily independent of back-end it's much easier to port it).
> Without knowing anything about his application it's hard to say, but
> it is easy to end up using MS specific things when coding on Windows.
> And it's not just about the GUI: it's also about ReadFileEx,
> CreateMutex, CreateProcess, registry APIs, ACL management, asynchronous
> file operations, COM/DCOM, ...
I guess generally speaking you're right, unless the program was
written with portability in mind (and wizard were avoided) it probably
doesn't really resemble c++ much...