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Subject:Re: bored
Date:Tue, 16 Aug 2022 12:57:47 +0100
From:Michael Kennedy <>

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 
'action' level!).

> 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!!!

Same here!

> 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,
   - Michael

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