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Re: [SLUG] Etax 2007
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Etax 2007
- From: Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2007 06:13:50 +0100
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This one time, at band camp, jam@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Because 'works perfectly in wine' is usually a euphemism for 'didn't crash
> within the first 100 seconds'.
> Years of both cross-over and of wine has made me shun them unless absolutely
The point, however, is that WINE was never intended as an emulator.
Note the expansion of the acronym.
If the ATO really must have a standalone, not web-based, application,
they should use the WINE library to make it cross-platform. It's LGPL,
so if MYOB and the like need to use parts of it, that's fine too.
But we all know a decent web-based application would be a much easier
and cheaply-supported option. These days it's not possible to say there
are no major applications out there that run cross-platform, using web
standards. Once upon a time they _might_ have had that excuse.
Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
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