Subject: Re: DesktopLinuxConsortium
To: Ram Chandar <>
From: Andy R <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 02/15/2003 09:33:22
--- Ram Chandar <> wrote:
> On Saturday 15 February 2003 01:16, Andy R wrote:
> > I would use NetBSD or FreeBSD as a desktop at
> work,
> > but there are a few apps that are not available.
> They
> > are available through wine, but I'm not sure what
> the
> > status of wine on the BSDs is. I thought it wasn't
> > quite as developed. As I result, I (grudgingly)
> use
> > Linux because it runs these apps through wine...
> Maybe
> > this should be a focus?
> Can you tell us what those apps are that you are now
> running 
> with wine on Linux, and which distro do you use.
> Ram Chandar.

The only one of any real consequence is Lotus Notes.
There is talk of the next version having a web front
end so this may be moot. There is also talk of
Evolution being able to connect to a Notes server, but
I don't know what functionality they could preserve.


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