So what is it now, a Unix variant ?
Ubuntu, 64 Bit. 8 GB Ram. Its such a wonderful life (the opposite is true too).
It have pros and contras, I am not hardcore against Windows. I usually have Windows XP on a second monitor in full screen, under VirtualBox, only because I play with AHK!
Main points against GNU/Linux OS (just warnings):
- commercial games and many others are made for Windows
- some hardware and driver problems, because the most vendors ignore Linux
- AutoHotkey is not available for Linux, as its primary goal is to automate Windows
SKAN, why do you prefer short code over all other? For included code the line number is unimportant. ... Ok guess this is not the right place to discuss it.
Why do you write code? Just for the other users? If the future of your code is important, then I would suggest to write Unicode. More and more people are getting infected by Lexikos (AHK_L, and no, I do not hate it, its just a joke
Is writing two versions of same function a solution to you? Like the A and W functions of Windows. You have to make the changes parallel to the two versions then. Doubles the work and test time.
I hope that you do not want ignore the other users completely, as your functions are really good and helpful to us.