Re: [gtk-list] Re: Windows NT port of GTK+

On Thu, Apr 30, 1998 at 09:36:31PM -0700, fractture wrote:
> I definately think if your going to port GTK+ it needs to be to a
> Gnuized library environment+compiler like djgpp or gnu-win32!!  We
> want to make porting easier, not do advertizing for some MS product.
> I am all for it as long as it doesn't rely on comercial products,
> especially MS's stuff.  If someone wants to make VC++ development
> easier, that could be done later,...but the first port should
> absolutely be to a free environment.

This is pretty much how I feel as well.  I just wondered if others
felt differently.  (In my experience, the Microsoft tools *are* easier
to use when developing for Win32.  But freedom gained by using GPLed
tools outweigh any ease of development gained by using VC++).

Matt Kimball

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