[CentOS] Novell sale news?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 23:33:17 EST 2010


On 11/22/10 10:28 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2010 22:09:59 -0600
> Les Mikesell wrote:
>
>> I don't think they ever did a real native *nix verson - they had a slightly
>> custom version of wine wrapped around the windows code.
>
> Native WP for Unix existed back in the days of WP/DOS and the like.
>
> WP ran on a huge number of platforms.  I still have WP 4.1 for Amiga laying
> around here somewhere.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WordPerfect
>
> "While available in DOS and Microsoft Windows versions, its popularity was based
> in part on the fact that it was available for a wide variety of computers and
> operating systems, including Mac OS, Linux, the Apple IIe, a separate version
> for the Apple IIgs, most popular versions of Unix, VMS, Data General,
> System/370, AmigaOS, Atari ST, OS/2, and NeXTSTEP."

That's going back to the character-mode days.  I meant the GUI version.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com



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