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Re: x86_64 packages depends on i586.



On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 4:35 AM, David<brusefamelion gmail com> wrote:
> On 7/11/2009 9:35 PM, Jesse Keating wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Jul 11, 2009, at 17:03, David <brusefamelion gmail com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 7/11/2009 6:17 PM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>>>> Frank Murphy wrote:
>>>>> Doesn't seem to work for wine :)
>>>>
>>>> That's because WINE is only 32-bit, because most Winblow$ executables
>>>> are.
>>>>
>>>>        Kevin Kofler
>>>
>>>
>>> "Winblow$"?
>>>
>>> You really should learn some control here.
>>>
>>> The 'real guys'. The developers, code writers, people-in-the-know, show
>>> respect where respect is warranted.
>>>
>>> Microsoft should recieve that respect IMO.
>>>
>>> 90% of the desktop computers in the world use some version of Windows.
>>> More desktop computers use some form of Mac OS than all combined
>>> versions (distributions) of Linux.
>>>
>>> WINE? Is a nice concept. But it will never, again IMO, as long as the
>>> 'Windows programs' that WINE can run are mostly really old DOS programs.
>>>
>>> Sheesh.
>>> --
>>>
>>
>> Perhaps you should do a little research before you spout off. Wine is
>> capable of running very modern day applications that are written for the
>> windows platform. It is anything but old dos programs.
>
>
> Mr. Keating. May I call you Jessie? I know who you are and I respect you
> a lot.
>
> Would you please name "some very modern day applications that are
> written for the windows platform" that will run in a Linux current
> version of WINE? That will run under the currently available WINE in
> Fedora 11. Names and versions. _Real_ applications. The ones that
> ordinary 'users' want. Not the geeky ones that 'Linux geeks' want.
>
> I am serious here. Really. The names are...?

Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, Quicken, Lotus
Notes and games like WoW, CoD, Halflife, Counter Strike + many more.

Sure they are all "old DOS programs" that nobody uses ....


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