archiv~1: Re: SETI Linux Signal Analysis

Re: SETI Linux Signal Analysis

brian j. pardy ( (no email) )
Fri, 27 Nov 1998 14:23:55 -0800

On Sweetmorn, the 39th of The Aftermath, 3164, Peter J. Thompson wrote:
> At 01:19 PM 11/27/98 -0800, brian j. pardy wrote:
> >
> >I do remember downloading the source a few months ago, and becoming
> >immediately discouraged when I saw it was mostly in C++.
> >
> Sounds like a cause for celebration to me -- why the
> discouragement? Unless, it was developed using something like MFC
> that would make it difficult to port to *nix. If it's been done
> even half right, the non-graphical parts should lend themselves to
> porting to a platform independent class library.

For me, it was because I don't know C++, and have an incredibly loose
grasp of OOP in general.

The reservations regarding the licensing also give me a little bit of

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