[ardour-dev] File Extensions and Preprocessor stuff

Marc-Olivier Barre mobarre at gmail.com
Tue May 8 14:51:01 PDT 2007

On 5/7/07, torbenh at gmx.de <torbenh at gmx.de> wrote:
> > I love GUIs, I'm a big I-Candy geek, I like to see a lot of things
> > work with my mouse. Moreover I'm not such a good dev, and even worse,
> > not a good emacs/vim user.
> >
> > But yet, I find it a lot more productive to work with a command line
> > for 90% of the non audio work I do on my station. Same goes when I
> > work on administering unix systems at work.
> >
> > Now let's face something. Windows has no command line. I don't see why
> > windows users would see the advantage of command line tools compared
> > to nice and shiny GUIs. You say that "anything that smells even
> > faintly of Windows is like a red rag". I don't agree. I would say that
> > when something is related to windows, no one talks of anything but
> > GUIs because there's nothing else (usable at least). In the unix
> > world, there's both.
> www.cygwin.com   ----  kernels dont matter.
> oh well... for me this boils down to the only question: vi, or no vi ?

hmm, you're right, I was a bit too quick in my argumentation. We do
use cygwin at work (since we're obliged for some obscure reasons to
use windows) and it does bring us a lot of things that windows lacks.

So, no need for an IDE to develop a windows port of ardour anymore ;-)

Marc-Olivier Barre,

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