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Re: Porting IDL

Bernard Puc (bpuc@va.aetc.com) writes:

> 	Thanks for the replies concerning software version control.  Here's
> another query for the collective experience of the group:  We are
> considering porting our IDL application to a PC platform (written
> for SGI workstation).  Does anybody know if there would be
> significant advantages in time and effort in coding if we ported to
> a Linux platform in contrast to Win95?

Uh, depends entirely on how well you WROTE those applications
in the first place. My IDL programs run on SGIs and PCs without
modification. :-)



P.S. Well, this WOULD be true if those damn SGIs used
font sizes correctly. :-)

David Fanning, Ph.D.
Fanning Software Consulting
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