Subject: Re: Windows Apps without Windows: anyone tried this?
To: netbsd-users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <email@example.com>
Date: 03/30/2002 11:42:38
On Sat, Mar 30, 2002 at 09:05:25AM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > This is based on WINE, but seems much more complete. I hope it's
> > as good as it sounds. It's not that I think Office rules, but I'm
> > tired of living in the margin.
> > CODEWEAVERS RUNS OFFICE WITHOUT WINDOWS
> > Posted March 29, 2002 10:23 Pacific Time
> > HOPING TO BREAK down one the biggest barriers to
> > acceptance of Linux on the desktop, Codeweavers
> > unveiled software that allows corporate users to run
> > Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes without a Windows
> > operating system.
> > The product, called CrossOver Office, eliminates the
> > need for a Windows operating systems license as well
> > as a Windows emulator which, traditionally, have
> so why they lie?
Why don't you go to their site and get the demo.
As far as I can see, they aren't lying at all.
They don't require Windows, and Crossover isn't a Windows emulator.