Distinguishing CLI from GUI

Mark Wieder mwieder at ahsoftware.net
Thu Jun 16 10:53:07 EDT 2011


Thursday, June 16, 2011, 7:45:08 AM, you wrote:

> I saw that and may try it, but initially I was reluctant to because of
> the issues with trying to run that way on Linux servers, which don't
> have GUI support.

> Forgive my ignorance, but I've never worked with IIS:  Do the server
> versions of Windows have a GUI?

> The engine loads so face when faceless that I kinda hate to take even a
> few extra clock cycles to initialize the GUI, but this isn't going to be
> the world's most high-performance app anyway so that's probably me just
> being too much of a milliseconds weenie. :)

I do this in a commercial app to do string and xml parsing before
shelling off tasks to a C++ program to interface with QuickBooks.
Never see a thing on the screen.

Maybe we should take a step back and ask what theproblem is that
you're trying to solve?

-Mark Wieder
 mwieder at ahsoftware.net

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