From: Guest, Ken (kengu at domain credo.ie)
Date: Thu 13 Jul 2000 - 12:09:38 IST
#From: John P. Looney (Kate) [mailto:jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie]
#Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 12:00
#To: ilug at domain linux.ie
#Cc: Ronny B.
#Subject: Re: [ILUG] [OT] Can I Read PS/PDF on Palm ???
#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
#it. Really, really nasty.
Coding for GeOS (the operating system the Nokia Communicators use) is much
you're even locked into coding on NT with a specific (and ancient) version
of the C
compiler from borland.
Not as if I've done any coding for it - hearing people who have complain
about it to the
Nth degree is bad enough.
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