If someone ports this to PocketPC, I will love them forever.wdsonny said:Are you trying to port the software over to a Mac platform? Or a PocketPC type of thing.
Hmmm.... K-Pro would look nice on a 640x480 Windows Mobile Second Edition device. CE.Net uses a pretty thorough subset of Windows APIs, so chances are that the code could be ported fairly easily. Two problems though. First, the PPC would need a USB host controller and almost none have that. I think the old NEC P300 was the last one I saw that had one. Second, unless porting is indeed trivial matter of a few hours' work (which I don't believe it is), it'd be hard to cost-justify it, especially since operating the whole K-Pro interface even on a VGA display would be difficult. Datalogging on a PPC, now that'd be terrific, but once again you'd need a USB host port (and not just a USB connector). If anything, I think Hondata would consider doing a Palm-based datalogger IF the USB interface issue can be solved.Glimpse said:If someone ports this to PocketPC, I will love them forever.
Hell, if Doug will give me access to the source code, I'll port it myself free of charge!
Heheheh... Oh my. That'd be SO against Richard Stallman's principles. But then again, Richard doesn't tune Hondas for a living.Hondata said:Access to the source code requires that we kill you before you can look at it, so it's probably not in your best interest to ask.
I swear it seems there are more people asking this question than there are Mac users in the whole world. The answer is that K-Pro Manager software does not run on a Mac and never will. The only possibility is that it might run under Virtual PC, which emulates Windows on a Mac. However, no one has tested that setup in the field yet. I might do so next week. If I do I will post the results.jcoukos said:Hey so does anyone know if I can run the K-pro software on a Mac? Is there anyone who is doing so? I'm pretty sure that mac's can run most pc software so I would think it would work...can anyone validate this?
No animosity at all. I use a G4 all day long for my work. I wouldn't use anything else for my graphics work. But I realize that Apple has perhaps a 3% marketshare, if that, and even that little slice is split between System 9.xx and OS X. So it's simply unrealistic to expect that every piece of software runs on a Mac. If you get upset every time some software won't run on a Mac, you're in for a rough haul. I think the other reason why people here at times roll their eyes when the question is asked is because both the Hondata site and the FAQ here state that it's Windows software. Finally, compared to an RSX, computers are cheap. Most people don't blink an eye at paying many hundreds for an exhaust or an intake, let alone some of the more expensive mods, so a few hundred for an industry standard notebook to work with the K-Pro doesn't seem so terrible.jcoukos said:Well I have a really nice new powerbook laptop that I got recently for Graphic design for school. I would be pretty pissed :firemad: if I couldn't use my laptop for this. I just ordered virtual pc for mac, and im gonna pray that it will work. I really don't see why it wouldn't after reading up on virtual pc's features, but I guess I will have to see when it gets here..... Anyway, what is with the animosity towards the Mac?