fgouget at free.fr
Mon May 17 08:56:14 CDT 2004
Assorted spelling and related fixes.
Francois Gouget fgouget at free.fr http://fgouget.free.fr/
Stolen from an Internet user:
"f u cn rd ths, u cn gt a gd jb n cmptr prgrmmng !"
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@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
<li> <a href="http://www.usalug.com/reviews.php?op=showcontent&id=6">Usalug.com</a> January 12, 2004 - Interview: Peter Hunnisett of TransGaming
<li> <a href="http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=5262">OSNews</a> December 1, 2003 - SuSE 9.0 and CrossOver Office 2.1.0 Make A Great Desktop
<li> <a href="http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,1369325,00.asp">PCMag</a> November 25, 2003 - If You Don't Do Windows
- <li> <a href="http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS6526904599.html">Desktop Linux</a> November 20, 2003 - Transgaming releases WineX 3.2, adds support for more games
+ <li> <a href="http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS6526904599.html">Desktop Linux</a> November 20, 2003 - TransGaming releases WineX 3.2, adds support for more games
<li> <a href="http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/11/11/188227&mode=thread&tid=125&tid=126&tid=156&tid=185">Slashdot</a> November 11, 2003 - WineConf 2004
<li> <a href="http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,1359206,00.asp">PCMag</a> November 11, 2003 - The Future Linux Alternative
<li> <a href="http://mozillaquest.com/Linux03/CrossoverOffice2-1_Overview_Story01.html">MozillaQuest</a> November 10, 2003 - CrossOver Office 2.1 Runs MS Windows Software on GNU-Linux Systems
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--- a/wwn/wn20040514_222.xml 14 May 2004 17:57:20 -0000 1.3
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@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@
supported, there are reports that Microsoft Money and Framemaker have also
seen dramatic improvements. </p><p>
Besides new applications,
-CodeWeaver's has dramatically changed the product by combining all of
+CodeWeavers has dramatically changed the product by combining all of
the CrossOver Plugin functionality into CrossOver Office. In fact,
CrossOver Plugin is now a product that will not be released separately.
To accompany these changes a new licensing mechanism was introduced.
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@
This should ensure that anyone that bought CrossOver 2.1
is entitled to a free upgraded to 3.0.</li>
- <li> We have upgraded everyones account status as follows:
+ <li> We have upgraded everyone's account status as follows:
A. All Plugin and single user Office customers have
access to CrossOver Office Standard<br /><br />
@@ -221,17 +221,17 @@
<p>Mike McCormack then looked a little closer and discovered it wasn't
just regular Wine from WineHQ:</p>
<quote who="Mike McCormack"><p>
-Actually, it's just Crossover Office's Wine repackaged. Check out this
+Actually, it's just CrossOver Office's Wine repackaged. Check out this
Look closely at right and bottom side of the window. The scrollbar and
-status bar are clipped. That's a Crossover Office only bug, which
+status bar are clipped. That's a CrossOver Office only bug, which
doesn't appear in WineHQ!
-So they're at least ripped off some (likely all) of the Crossover Office
+So they've at least ripped off some (likely all) of the CrossOver Office
Wine package, and hyped it as their own.
@@ -259,7 +259,7 @@
one app opens the clipboard and sets
data into it using SetClipboardData, closes it and then exits. The other app
tries to retrieve this data.
-It works in windows but doesnt seem to do so in WINE.
+It works in windows but doesn't seem to do so in WINE.
<p>Jerry Haltom explained it was a problem in X:</p>
@@ -443,7 +443,7 @@
Can you list at least some things you think are bad in PE in comparison
with ELF? Another downside in ELF in addition to mentioned already is
missing a resource section, which makes our life implementing Wine much
-harder and forces all application developers invent their own formats
+harder and forces all application developers to invent their own formats
to store icon/bitmap/dialog info/strings/etc. information.</quote></p>
<p>So Mike thought of some of the things he liked:</p>
@@ -506,7 +506,7 @@
I was able to build WINE with the Intel Compiler for Linux. Intel
allows free usage for non-comercial works so I figured I would check
and see if changing compilers would yield better performance. According
-to Intels site it is supposed to give a 15 to 30% speed boost in
+to Intel's site it is supposed to give a 15 to 30% speed boost in
applications. I was able to compile WINE with only about a 10 line
patch. Somehow some of of the inline asm is already getting defined by
icc. I am having some problems running graphical applications and maybe
@@ -515,12 +515,12 @@
Winelib application and want a large performance speed up.
I was able to get all of WINE to build but was not able to run any
-graphical applications due to the crash show in the attached crash.log
+graphical applications due to the crash shown in the attached crash.log.
I was however able to run quite a few console applications including
regresion tests which showed failures quite a few failures.
If anyone is interested in building WINE with the Intel Compiler I will
-be happy to test a bit but I dont have a lot of time to put in to it.
+be happy to test a bit but I don't have a lot of time to put into it.
Attached is my hack.diff and the log from trying to run regedit.
<li> Download ICC and run icsvar.sh</li>
@@ -573,14 +573,14 @@
<p>Alexandre sent a short response that identified it as a known problem,
<quote who="Alexandre Julliard">
-There's a hack in Crossover to work around that problem, but it's not
+There's a hack in CrossOver to work around that problem, but it's not
a proper fix. The right way is to reserve the high memory area so that
things don't get mapped there.</quote></p>
<p>Mike Hearn wondered if that affected some other work that's
been going on,
<quote who="Mike Hearn">
-What address range is that? At the moment I think Mikes preloader patch
+What address range is that? At the moment I think Mike's preloader patch
only reserves the PE load area, DOS area and shared heap area. Is there
another we need?</quote> Alexandre replied with where the problem was,
<quote who="Alexandre Julliard">
@@ -618,7 +618,7 @@
We (TransGaming) created one called TGMarlett which we released under a
BSD license. It should be floating around somewhere, and at least Huw
-(from Codeweavers) has it.
+(from CodeWeavers) has it.
Perhaps I should send our version in for inclusion in winehq CVS?
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@@ -403,7 +403,7 @@
the binary relocatability patch I sent it just before WineConf that was
in anticipation of building a Wine autopackage. It's not been merged but
I chatted with Alexandre about it at the conference and I know what to
-do make it acceptable.
+do to make it acceptable.
We're currently working with "normal" apps like
<a href="http://www.inkscape.org">Inkscape</a> and
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