[Ace-users] Re: Updated announcement regarding Borland/CodeGear C++ Builder support

hongxing777 at gmail.com hongxing777 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 02:47:12 CDT 2007

On Aug 1, 4:35 pm, "Johnny Willemsen" <jwillem... at remedy.nl> wrote:
> Hello,
> Remedy IT has maintained the Borland C++ Builder port of ACE+TAO for many
> years. The initial work has been done as part of our consultancy work. After
> that the maintenance of the Borland C++ port has been without funding.
> With the years the amount of work we need to put into this maintenance has
> increased. Borland/CodeGear have released new versions which all needed to
> get supported and we participated in several beta programs. At this moment
> we have reached a point that the C++ Builder port is taking several days a
> month and we have 2 build systems mainly doing C++ Builder builds. This
> isn't something we can keep doing for free anymore.
> In order for Remedy IT to continue maintenance of this port we require
> sponsoring of interested parties from the user community.
> We need a minimual funding of 15.000 euro for a period of one year.
> With this funding we will maintain Borland C++ Builder 6 and do the port to
> CodeGear C++ Builder 2007.
> In addition our build systems will keep running Borland builds and all
> build/test results will be visible online athttp://scoreboard.remedy.nl.
> At this moment we have commitments for 50% of the required funding. We
> have set the decision date on August 16th 2007. If we haven't gathered
> The full funding on that date we will shutdown our daily builds.
> If you are using Borland/CodeGear C++ Builder, let us know if you are
> interested in funding this effort. When several users sponsor this effort it
> shouldn't be hard to keep ACE/TAO/CIAO supported with C++ Builder.
> Regards,
> Johnny Willemsen
> Remedy IT
> Postbus 101
> 2650 AC  Berkel en Rodenrijs
> The Netherlandswww.theaceorb.nl/www.remedy.nl 

I support it. what's your bank account?

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