Re: Amaya support of older platforms

On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 10:54:13 -0400
"John Russell" <> wrote:

> The Amaya developers have made a wise choice to move to a 
> cross-platform API rather than rolling-their-own. This way 
> they can focus their resources on improving the product
> rather than on making the product work on many obscure platforms...
> I read the site which is well organized and 
> their product seems very mature.  I suspect this summer 
> is being used to learn the API and see how it can help
> with the design of the next user interface (i smell font support !!)
> In reading about wintel platform, they support SUBSETS back to
> win3.1 ;-] ;-]   but complete for xp, nt and 2000.   win95 is missing
> a few hooks and they say nothing about Win98 [my platform]
> My question is will the Amaya team be supporting the Win98
> platform if at all possible.  Have they noticed any missing hook that
> is crucial to their next Amaya version...

The Amaya team will provide the new wxwidgets version on Win98 platforms
only if all needed libraries are available and work correctly.

> wxwidgets does support a subset of hooks for motif  but i guess
> something important is missing and hence a loss of amaya development
> for that desktop. i hope this isnt going to happen to Win98!
> --
> john russell [those are L's as in LLAMA]

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