Corel + Borland = The End of MS Win
breiter at usf.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE
Fri Feb 11 05:51:16 EST 2000
In article <87umih$egk$1 at nnrp1.deja.com>,
thucdat1143 at my-deja.com writes:
> You are not happy with Borland's products? Neither am I!
Well we agree on that one. :)
> But being a 'Free Software Projects and Consulting', you should be more
> Linux-oriented than MSWin-oriented.
Actually I am. But Linux and free software is not exactly the same
identity. First there are is a lot of free software for proprietory
platforms (like most Unixs) and secondly there are other free
operating kernels/systems (like freedos,Hurd,openbsd).
As much as I want that software should be completely free,
we should start replacing proprietory software were we can.
Python replaces various proprietory script and programming languages
on the Win32 platform. Why should I recommend something different
for people you are fixed on Win32?
This is why I objected. Python is very well suited for programming
and scripting tasks on Win32. And it might even help to replace more
> All these stuffs (Perl, Tcl, Python) are more home on Unix than MSWin,
> Cheers (Oh sure: Viele Gruesse aus Minnesota/USA).
Thanks, I was nearby last year. In Milwaukee.
[Short excursion into German soccer:]
> Did Osnabrueck finally make it to the Erste Fussball Bundesliga?
No way, they are third division and still struggeling to get back in
> Ich bin so lange weg vom Deutschland und habe keine Ahnung mehr.
> Spielen Gerd Muehler und Franz Beckenbauer immer noch fuer Bayern
Nein, schon sehr lange nicht mehr. Beckenbauer war zwischendurch
erfolgreich Nationaltrainer und sitzt bei Bayern München im
Free Software Projects and Consulting (intevation.net)
Association for a Free Informational Infrastructure (ffii.org)
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