Ross Cameron abalour at
Sat Mar 7 23:44:48 PST 2009

As a general rule of thumb you can't run software designed for a proprietary
operating system on another operating system.
    The proprietary vendor's tend to make sure developers only develop only
for their platform, or as few other platforms as possible. Through the use
of highly platform integrated development tools IE: MS-Visual
{C,C++,C#,Basic,etc etc.}.

You *COULD *theoretically run some Windows software on the Win32 emulator
Wine,... BUT its pretty hit and miss.
    While some games run flawlessly, more complex things like business
software with DB backends (Usually MS-SQL :( here in South Africa) are just
not worth trying to get onto another platform.

On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 9:01 AM, Angus Bain <kiwiangus at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Id like to know if you can run metatrader 4 platform on freebsd.
> its normally run on windows but im not a fan of windows.
> thanks for your help.
> Angus.
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"Opportunity is most often missed by people because it is dressed in
overalls and looks like work."
   Thomas Alva Edison
   Inventor of 1093 patents, including:
       The light bulb, phonogram and motion pictures.

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