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[SLE] Re: Thanks Corel! Re: WPO2K for Linux is an unmitigated .....
- From: JerryKreps@xxxxxxxxxx (Jerry and June Kreps)
- Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2000 15:48:36 -0500
- Message-id: <00042315501200.00422@JLKreps>
One name seems to have left out:
All I did was to assembly the instructions Gavreil and Ave gave me.
On Sun, 23 Apr 2000, you wrote:
> I just finished installing wpo2k on my SuSE Linux 6.4 system. It was rather
> painful. Fortunately one Jerry Kreps had taken the time and made the effort to
> get this working a few weeks ago. His posts of the solution were invaluable in
> setting this up. Jerry, in turn, gave much credit to one Gavriel State for
> untangling this. I came to this NG hoping to find out if there were bug fixes
> and the like for wpo2k. This is one of the first messages I saw.
> I must say, the spirit of this thread seem to be contrary to the spirit of
> GNU/Linux. The pathological insensitivity of ranting about and condemning the
> hard work of programmers who have spent an entire year trying to do what no one
> else has done in the Linux world is just plain wrong. The spirit of Linux is
> to help the programmer solve the problems rather than condemning him or her.
> I strongly believe wine is a good thing for the computer industry. I'm glad
> Corel has done this. I have already hit a few snags in running wpo2k, but its
> my goal to report the problems and try to help resolve them. I've been keeping
> an eye on wine for two years now. It has come a long way. It isn't "there"
> yet, but it's getting there.
> I've seen one company shove their inferior products down the throat of the
> consumer since the early '90s. One of the losers in this monopolistic bullying
> was WordPerfect. Another was Borland. In the last month I've purchased
> JBuilder Pro for win32-linux-solaris, and wpo2k for Linux. I own both MS w2k
> and win98. I prefer to work in a Linux environment. Two of the greatest
> experiences I had with computers in the last month were when I clicked on the
> "classic" IDE color option in JBuilder, and when I clicked on "Reveal Codes" in
> WordPerfect. These are the products that got me through my college degree, and
> I prefer them to MS alternatives.
> Thanks Corel!!!!!
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