Word 2000 on Wine

Herman Oosthuysen aerosoft at AerospaceSoftware.com
Sat Jul 7 02:22:25 CDT 2001

Well, the basic difference still is that the Corel version of Wine
actually works.  I prefer a simple tool that works over a 'more
advanced' tool that doesn't...

Have fun,


Andreas Mohr Usenet 06/01 wrote:
> Herman Oosthuysen <aerosoft at aerospacesoftware.com> wrote:
> > Quickbooks runs on Corel Wine. I shoehorned it into a WordPerfect Office
> > 2000 installation, byt first installing it on a PC under windoze, then
> > copying the whole thing over to the linux box, registry and all.  Word
> > may work as well, but I don't care to try it.  As far as I can see, the
> > Corel version of wine is significantly more advanced than the free
> > versions.
> Wrong.
> Basically, Corel Wine is just very ooold.
> But of course it has font server support and a different way of printing
> support AFAIK (not necessarily a better one, though, since Wine's PostScript
> printer support is almost perfect), which is why it is still worth trying.
> Expect it to be really outdated rather soon, though.
> To say that Corel Wine is "significantly more advanced" is just plain wrong.
> In fact it's now about 18 months behind the current Wine version.
> (it doesn't even have DLL separation, for example !)
> As negative as this may sound, still keep in mind that Corel has done
> an awfully impressive amount of Wine support.
> It just doesn't show as much any more as it used to.
> --
> Andreas Mohr, Renningen, Germany
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