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Re: [SLE] CrossOver Office with SuSE Linux
  • From: John Scott <fyrbrds@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 13:06:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <3CA458AD.2090504@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

ben@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

* Paul Benjamin (paulben@xxxxxxx) [020328 20:45]:
->On Thu, 28 Mar 2002 20:03:13 -0800, Ben Rosenberg <ben@xxxxxxxxx>
->>I agree with the Quicken thing..but I'm not sure why you can use native
->>CD burning tools in Linux. When I worked at SuSE we had a burning
->>station. It had an external box with 6 CDR's in it and a CDR in the
->>machine itself. It worked perfectly..never had an issue copying
->>anything. I'm just curious...cause there are plenty of GUI tools for
->>this. Do none of them do what you there some strange thing that
->>Easy CD creator does that these do not?
->There isn't anything stopping you from writing it. Nobody wants to do
->the dirty grubby work to recreate the CLI tools in a native GUI app.
->The source code is there, I am sure that you have more skill as a
->programmer than I do.

What on God's frelling green earth are you bloody talking about. Are you
Is that plain enough? It was a question..because of the statement about
the Windows Easy CD Creator and CrossOver. I didn't say anything about
an end user creating bloody anything. Xcdroast already exists..among
other apps.

You know ..sometimes I really wonder why I bother staying on this list
when you frigging newbies know everything and know just how to piss
someone off with your condescending bullshit attitude.


Woah, easy. You are right Ben, that statement was a bit out of left field. You are also right that there are native tools. I only wanted to point out that some specific tools lag their windows counterparts enough to make it worth it to dual boot for the moment. And crossover can help bridge the gap until better native tools are built. Your response was perfectly reasonable so I don't know how it got you attacked. Let's all get up and go have a beer right now. :)


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