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Re: [SLE] Re: Corel Wordperfect 2000 for Linux
  • From: Thomas Long <tlong@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2002 08:06:03 -0500
  • Message-id: <B0011274238@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 12 April 2002 21:07, you wrote:
> Alfredo Cole (föstudagur 12. apríl 2002 21:54)
>
> > El Vie 12 Abr 2002 14:03, escribiste:
> > > Please correct me if I am wrong, but I believe that Word Perfect
> > > for Linux was compiled for Linux using the Wine API Libraries. Star
> > > Office is (or was) ported that way also.
> >
> > WP8 is a Linux native application using Motif. Star Office is also.
> > As a matter of fact, the first versions of SO were Linux-only until
> > Sun took it over.
>
> I don't know from what storybooks you get your facts, but I can assure
> you that you are just plain wrong.
>
> Corel WordPerfect 8 for Linux *IS NOT* a Motif program. If the looks don't
> convince ( you never have seen a Motif program look so "sleek" ) then you
> can do a find on the application tree, and search for
> "[w,W][i,I][n,N][e,E]", which should prove successful if I recall
> correctly.


Actually, the original writer was correct. WordPerfect 8 for Linux was done
with Motif. WordPerfect 2000 for Linux was done with WINE.

Not meaning to start a quid pro quo contest; just setting it straight.

-Thomas Long
tlong@xxxxxxxxxx

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