Well, the reason I suggested Java is because it's my understanding that Genetica was done in .NET, which is actually syntactically very similar to Java, and it'd be my guess that translating Genetica to Java might very well be the only tractable solution to portability. Obviously, we'd need one of Genetica's developers to weigh in on that notion to confirm or deny this.
For what it's worth, however, Java isn't even actually slow compared to .NET either, since .NET code is managed, and not strictly native in the same sense that C or C++ compiles to native code.
However, I don't want to get into a debate over which system is better than others. All I really want to see is the availability of a non-windows version of Genetica as well. For myself, that could be either for Mac or Linux. I just can't fiscally justify the update costs to myself for a studio version otherwise.
Edited by MarkT, 15 April 2013 - 02:33 PM.