[RC5] Win32: feature creep

Kevin van Haaren KvanHaaren at HNTB.com
Sun Nov 23 13:00:28 EST 1997


For the same reason Beta is dead.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Greg Wooledge [SMTP:wooledge at kellnet.com]
> Sent:	Sunday, November 23, 1997 7:49 AM
> To:	rc5 at llamas.net
> Subject:	Re: [RC5] Win32: feature creep
> 
> David McNett (nugget at slacker.com) wrote:
> 
> > I'd gladly pay $500 for MSOffice for Linux.  The only reason I'm not
> > running Linux as my desktop right now is that I need Office to do my
> > job.
> 
> Oh, I *know* that feeling!
> 
> I'm a consultant, so I move from site to site, sometimes frequently.
> I've
> had to get used to some pretty strange Windoze setups.  But sometimes,
> depending on where I am and how long I'm there, I have enough freedom
> to be able to install Linux (possibly running the DOS cc:Mail client
> through dosemu).  At one place I was able to get a second computer on
> the LAN, so I had my *real* system (SPARC/Solaris), and then my
> MS-Mail
> system (Windoze).
> 
> So, on a side note, *WHY* do silly big corporations always use the
> worst
> e-mail packages the market has to offer?
> 
> -- 
> # Greg Wooledge                         # "Daddy, why do those people
> have to
> # wooledge at kellnet.com                  #   use Microsoft Windows?"
> # http://kellnet.com/wooledge/main.html # "Don't stare, son; it's not
> polite."
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