[Wine] Re: GTA:SA+ WIne-RC1 + Ubuntu 8.04[64bit] -> Unhdl. exce.

Usurp wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue May 13 06:06:26 CDT 2008

Timeout wrote:
> Dan Kegel wrote:
> > 
> > OpenOffice may be a good substitute, but there is a world of people out there
> > in their tools.   I've run into it many times myself.  (And yes, these same
> > people happily accept Office 2007.  Go figure.  I think they just feel safe with
> > Microsoft.)   
> > 
> And I have clients who will not accept that an indent or a page break does not look like the same on the document they get back (when done on open office) as on the document they sent and instead of correcting it themselves, they will rather send you the text 10 times and hold you the whole morning on the phone about the format issue (and I am not talking about the case when the issue is caused due to a different printer's driver).
> I have clients that send the text as docx and expect it as docx because that's their right as paying client and OpenOffice can not save it so.
> I could return your comment about games vs productive tools:
> I never understood why people would use a computer for games. For games a video console is much more appropriate (besides the question Windows vs Linux). Buying a computer solely to play (and when taking account of the hardware requirements) is really a waste of money, not to speak that due to the progress of computers you can't even play old games on new computer or you will crash on the wall before you even start to play (game from '92).

That statement for old games is valid for Windows games only imho :D
I uninstalled basic games like XBoing recently from my workstation.
According to its homepage, XBoing is from '95 and it still works :) .

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