Wine in the news
blackdrag at gmx.org
Fri Jun 6 09:13:22 CDT 2008
Kai Blin schrieb:
> On Friday 06 June 2008 15:11:34 Dan Kegel wrote:
>> Vienna migrates some Linux workstations to Vista because
>> a single app, Schlaumäuse, crashes under Wine.
>> Looks like they send the software out upon request
>> to teachers; see http://www.schlaumaeuse.de/
>> (Can somebody send me a copy?)
> To quote from the zdnet report:
> The software maker behind the Schlaumäuse software is planning a Firefox
> version for 2009, according to Ringler, who pointed out in the report that
> the city could have subsidised a Firefox version of the software for a
> fraction of the cost of the Windows Vista migration.
> Given that they didn't even bother to file a bug report or add an appdb entry,
> that sounds pretty fishy. I know that there's been a couple of bug reports
> and requested changes to Samba when Munich migrated to Windows. I don't see
> why any real user of Wine wouldn't at least file a bug report.
> Overall it seems like Vienna is looking for reasons to back out of the Linux
> migration, perhaps in exchange for some goodies some big companies would
> donate in that case. Things like this have happened before.
also if schlaumäuse is only the lexicon, then I can say: it works with
FF3. See http://www.schlaumaeuse.de/bildungsinitiative/lexikon.html
lexicon. It takes a while to load, but it seems to work.
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