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03-29-2002, 06:14 PM
I run a Law Library in Washington DC. Our on-line catalog http://catalog.law.udc.edu is from Innovative Interfaces Inc. (III). They have a java based client for desktops to use for inputing new records.

I recently purchased a new Compaq iPAQ with a Wireless LAN/barcode reader attachment. I'd like to use this in the library stacks to add barcodes to books and input the information directly to the catalog via the wireless LAN.

III's java client can be downoaded, but has an "exe" extension. When I downloaded it from the web to the iPAQ, I was told that the extension was not recognized by the Pocket PC.

Is there anyway to easily port this exe file in order that it can be used on the iPAQ?


Brian L. Baker
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04-30-2002, 09:50 PM
It seems that the program is a Java-coded EXE file. This means that while the programming itself was written in Java, the EXE file is written to the X86 processor, and can't run on the ARM platform. I don't think there's anyway to change this, unless you got a whole bunch of .class files instead of the EXE. Then the only problem might be screen size.

08-13-2002, 11:01 PM

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