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Re: [chat] Re: [SLUG] Windoze XP "registration" procedure
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- Subject: Re: [chat] Re: [SLUG] Windoze XP "registration" procedure
- From: Ken Foskey <foskey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Oct 31 23:13:09 2001
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Conrad Parker wrote:
There is a big thread on calendaring in Mozilla. If this is an issue
get into it....
Let's look at calendaring, everyone's favourite beef.
Absolutely. Samba first of all was supporting a fairly open DEC
protocol. Then M$ buggered it up, deliberately!! And it continues to
try. What about the specialise ie proxy sign on so that I cannot use
Mozzilla at work when ie screws up and mozilla works and ie does not on
one desktop and not another!
Well, it may work seamlessly, but does it work optimally? What are we
missing out on?
I pull in word documents from work into OO and return them. It works!
It is free! I do steer clear of diagrams though this tends to be
where the problems are. Work does not know any difference!
Jeff, how much easier would office automation and "corporate memory" type
I cannot believe how anal businesses are. I am currently fighting a
battle to get gzip installed. It has been running without changes for
five years on the data that I want to unzip. They will not allow it on
the box due to their new licensing policy. Now this would be good for
Open Software if it made sense. I have been asking them to take out a
support contract with an OO vendor. I know the money will be put into
good use paying for bright boys to develop open software. They propose
an untried pkzip because it is a reliabel vendor, right based upon the
time we tried in on MVS I dont think so...
Finally I wanted to have proprietry open source (no way would they
support GPL!). So put the code out there so that company programmers
can fix their own problems. No go! All fixes are controlled by our
team, no one else can see the code. How do you sell these concepts to
I am off to test some open office patches.....
PS: Appologies for the rant, it was a shitty day....