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SubjectRe: [WAY WAY WAY OFFTOPIC]: MS Porting Office to Linux?
On Sat, Mar 20, 1999 at 12:23:42AM -0800, david parsons wrote:

> >> >In other words, never upgrade because some poorly written program
> >> >depends on undocumented functions and hence doesn't work with a new
> >> >and better system? This isn't windows, its linux. We move to better
> >> >things even if it breaks things that _don't_ depend on undocumented
> >> >features.
> >> And this is different from Windows in what way? I'm sure that MS
> >> considers their incompatable upgrades to be better things too.
> >You don't have to sign NDAs to get the API and change your existing apps
> >so that they fit.
> Umm. I've got a crashing web proxy and a lf that produces '?' instead of
> ' ' that would like to have a word with you.

with "your apps" I meant "apps you (co-)wrote"[0].

[0] the important bit being "apps you have the source of", here

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