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Re: Qt3

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Qt3
Date: 2001-11-23 12:19:00
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roman Zhuravljov [mailto:roman(at)va(dot)ttu(dot)ee] 
> Sent: 23 November 2001 11:44
> To: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-hackers] Qt3
> Hello there!
> Actually I am a new user of this list. Let me say some words 
> about pgAdm....
> Once I decided to develop applications in VB. After several 
> years of experience I came to conclusion that applications 
> made in VB is not fast enough (including incompatibility with 
> pure Linux/Unix platform in XWindows). So lately I switched 
> to Delphi. Using the latest Borland invention - "Delphi for 
> Linux" or Kylix may be the solution for Linux development. 
> And also just one thing I experienced using Delphi VCL(Visual 
> Component
> Library) - using standard components and modules results exe 
> file grouth up to 1....2 Mb (in case of complex project). But 
> using Win API and/or alternative libraries shrinks resulting 
> exe file consideraby (about 10-20 times).

Hi Roman,

I did consider Delphi before starting work on pgAdmin II. The problem with
it is that I can't easily get the Borland tools - they are costly and not
easy for me to justify to my FD. The code I write here has no real
size/speed problems as we have fairly quick PCs across the network. We also
get the MS tools for very reasonable prices as we are a not-for-profit

Privately, justifying the cost to my wife would be, ummm, impossible!

That basically means that anything I'm involved in either needs to be
written using MS or open source/freeware tools...

Regards, Dave.


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