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Re: [SLUG] interesting rumour
- To: Arthur Barton <arthurb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] interesting rumour
- From: Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Aug 18 09:38:41 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Aug 18, 2000 at 09:21:02AM +1000, Arthur Barton uttered:
> WinInfo says Microsoft has been working for the past year with a company
> called Mainsoft to port Windows to Linux and, possibly, other versions of
Mainsoft did the port of Visual Source Safe to Solaris. It was pretty
abysmal -- Win 3.11 interface which totally ignored the conventions of
> It's apparently a complicated business to get Windows applications to
> run normally in Linux, and so far results are disappointing. See
They have to replicate all the bugs and memory leaks to get it to work.
Rev Simon Rumble It seemed the world was divided into good
simon@xxxxxxxxxx and bad people. The good ones slept better
http://www.rumble.net ... while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the
waking hours much more.
-- Woody Allen, "Side Effects"