From: Ron Parker <ron@pa...> - 2003-08-29 13:38:43
>> GPX Spinner (http://www.gpxspinner.com). It, like
>> GPSBabel is both free and useful. I don't, however,
>> understand why you can't get the source (it's seems to
>> be Perl) for GPX Spinner so that non Windows kids can
>According to http://www.gpxspinner.com/download/, Spinner is in Perl,
>but the source isn't available. So he presumably runs it through
>something like perl2exe and makes it available only to windows users.
Not horribly relevant to this list, I know, but I've chatted with
LilDevil a few times in the #geocache IRC channel, and I've asked
about these things. The code isn't available because the configuration
engine he uses is based on something he wrote while contracted to some
company, and doesn't own the right to distribute source.
I think I remember him saying he was working on finding a way to
provide binaries for Linux and OS X in the near future.