Subject: Re: Star Office
From: Ron Farrer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Sep 15 1999 - 09:34:59 PDT
Christopher C Chimelis (email@example.com) wrote:
> The thing is, Star Office was already ported to a few other archs (not
> 64-bit, mind you, but it was ported), so it has a shot at being decent.
> If Sun treats this like they treated the JDK, we've ALL got problems, but
JDK, that's what I'm afraid will happen...
BTW, what happened with JDK on AlphaLinux, there was a guy on the Rat Hat axp-list that was doing it. I was off that list
for a few months (got tired of the whinners) and I noticed he doesn't post weekly (or so) updates about it anymore.
> if they're kind enough to supply the full source, we could probably do the
> port ourselves and see how receptive they are about the patches. If they
> say "no", at least we tried and can probably distribute the patches
> outside of their acknowledgement.
True, unless their BS license doesn't allow this... Of course, those sort of things never stopped me before. ;-)
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