|Date:||Tue, 16 Aug 2022 12:57:47 +0100
|From:||Michael Kennedy <Info@KennedySoftware.ie>
On 15/08/2022 11:26, Bernie van't Hof wrote:
> By way of explanation, I am not around here much any more. The pdoxdos
> project was a bunch of fun, but was very much a lone wolf exercise as
> frankly nobody else on the planet actually gives two hoots!
Well, I was very interested in the project, and - because I still have
clients using PDoxDOS - I had visions of, maybe, one day, just
converting to some other platform (preferably Linux) - rather than
rewriting or replacing...
> php was probably not the best choice, but that's what I knew.
Maybe not, overall, Bernie, but it's still popular, and many apps are in
> So I have moved on to try learning c++. What a pile of crap!
:-) :-) :-)
(It's been on my 'list' too, for about 10-15 years, but never got to the
> Am now very interested in rust.
I've been looking at it a little, too, for a year or two, but seems it's
still a bit raw, 'a bit previous'?...
I saw this very short post only a few days ago:
You might be interested in:
Overall, I'm from the 'old school' - minimum libraries, minimum bloat,
very good performance, minimal dependencies...
> I very sincerely thank those who have participated in some very
> interesting discussions regarding a 1990's database. It has been a bunch
> of fun!!!
> The funny part is I still use pdoxdos for some business stuff. Way cool!!!
> Special thanks to (d'oh!) Steve, Michael, Larry, and even the
> argumentative other Aussies!!
Yes, I recall a few VERY opinionated Aussies here over the years ;-),
but I don't recall any names or details! But, it's still very useful to
see challenges and alternative views, solutions, etc.
Very best wishes, best regards,