"The Kylix initiative was officially launched on 28 September,
1999 when Inprise/Borland issued a news release describing the
product as 'a high-performance Linux application-development
environment that will support C, C++, and Delphi development.' It
began with the Borland on-line Linux survey during the summer 1999,
in which over 10,000 programmers asked for a Linux version of
"The project code-named Kylix is intended to be the first
high-performance RAD tool for Linux, enabling developers familiar
with the tools to build native Linux applications and for Windows
applications built with them to be ported to Linux relatively
"Kylix is not a port of Delphi and CBuilder but a new
product using entirely Linux standards and Linux components while
incorporating the best features of the Borland Windows development
tools. The Borland Linux tools are being developed in tandem
with the next version of Windows-based Delphi and CBuilder tools.
Kylix will leverage the functions within those
integrated-development environments and share the visual component
library within their frameworks."
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