From: John P. Looney (Kate) (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Thu 13 Jul 2000 - 12:00:13 IST
On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 08:34:19PM -0400, Ronny B. mentioned:
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2000 at 12:15:21PM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> > Adobe Acrobat (reader) is free on every other plaform it's on, so I don't
> > see why PalmOS would be any different. However, Acrobat is not exactly as
> The general trend seems to be that even the most pathetic and useless
> program gets a pricetag on handhelds - almost as if it was harder to
> program on these things!
It is. The PalmOS has a horrid API. It's so different from any other
platform, that there is not such thing as porting, or re-writing a program
for it. You have to redesign it with the Palm in mind, and then re-write
it. Really, really nasty.
-- The words of the unwary are apt to cause needless pain and bloody violence. - Zen Master Greg
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