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Re: [SLE] Is Linux Ready? Lotus Notes client??
  • From: roger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Roger Whittaker)
  • Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 14:13:33 +0100 (BST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0005231412590.13118-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>



We have heard of people running Notes succesfully under wine ...

On Tue, 23 May 2000, Mark Hounschell wrote:

> Derek Fountain wrote:
> >
> > Firstly, switch off HTML when posting to this list. Many
> > people don't read email with a browser.
> >
> > In answer to your question, there isn't a Notes client for
> > Linux, and there won't be for a long time, if ever. The head
> > development honchos at Lotus have said the whole source is
> > tied to MFC, so a port would basically mean a rewrite.
> >
> > There have been some reports of success with some versions
> > of Notes running under some versions of Wine, but it's not a
> > sensible solution. I doubt it ever will be, although WineLib
> > seems to do it's job moderately well these days. I've not
> > heard of Lotus experimenting with WineLib though.
> >
> > No, you're basically out of luck. Vmware is your only hope.
> > That works fine.
> >
> > > Dennis wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi all, just wonder if anyone know or have a solution to
> > > run Lotus Notes (v4.x) under Linux?
> > > I am unable to locate any client for Linux from IBM site.
> > > (so far)
> > > If you happened to have some workaround like using wine or
> > > whatsoever, please post it here for everyone's benefit.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > > Dennis/SG
> >
> > --
> What is this all about then? http://www.notes.net/linux
> I'm serious, I would love to be able to get my wife off
> win98/notes. It's the only thing keeping windose in my
> home. She uses it for work. Isn't the above link offering
> Notes for Linux??
>
> Mark
>
>


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