[icecast] announcement

HidayahOnline.org Admin admin at hidayahonline.org
Thu Mar 11 17:31:51 PST 2004



Michael Smith wrote:

>On Friday 12 March 2004 11:18, HidayahOnline.org Admin wrote:
>  
>
>>Karl Heyes wrote:
>>    
>>
>>>After far too long under development and testing, this is to announce
>>>the release Ices 2.0.0.
>>>      
>>>
>>What do you guys have against Win32, anyway?  :-p
>>
>>    
>>
>
>I was the original author of ices2, though Karl is now doing most of the 
>development.
>
>My intent in writing ices2 was to keep it largely portable. This generally 
>means "it could be ported to windows, if someone motivated and smart wanted 
>to do so". I don't have a legal copy of windows (and the MSVC++ version I 
>have is more than a little out of date), so I can't do that port. I don't 
>think Karl does any windows development either.
>
>So, in short: we don't have anything _against_ win32, and a port would be very 
>welcome. However, we don't have the resources ourselves to implement that 
>port.
>
>Mike
>
Mike,

I appreciate the feedback and the explanation.  My statement, of course, 
was not meant to be taken as a complaint...just more of a lament.  :)  I 
just haven't made the switch to Linux (or and *nix for that matter), so 
I'm a little limited when it comes to grass-roots development.
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