alex at ourwoods.org
Sun Sep 16 04:33:00 UTC 2007
Brian Fahrlander said the following on 09/15/2007 04:59 PM:
> Interesting how people can hate something that's good for them, huh?
We don't know until it's proven to us.
> Just curious; was it attempting to do "wyse60"? There's a tool that
> runs, under the terminal, that will translate all those codes, and does
> a really good job, too. I noticed it at a failed installation a while
> ago. (It wouldn't have failed if I'd actually been a PART of the design,
> instead of the afterthought...)
> There are a TON of SCO situations where, since the company's going
> under, we could take their place; it's not 1-to-1, but so very close
> it's not funny. It not like, translating a Windows/Mac/etc program from
> fresh. Most of the time those programs are stuck with serial lines for
> printers, completely oblivious to the lp program since....1980?
My accounting system, OSAS, is available, for the past several years, on
> THIS is a good plan...cause they really *don't* care, as long as
> the apps are supported. In one case in Chicago. I took the least
> computer savvy person I could find, in accounting, and set'er up on
> Linux. With telnet/etc for the main app (which was SCO) and a VMWare
> instance to replace a special program she had, she was actually DEFINANT
> in keeping it- she loved it. And when the other machines were hit with
> slammer/sobig/mailissa, etc, she was able to smile.
Once they start using it, it's like anything else, they realize it
> As much as I'd LOVE to hear more about this, yeah, it's probably
> best done in sounder.
> Does anyone have the URL for that mailing list? I might try it for
> a while...
I found it. - sounder at lists.ubuntu.com
This is great!
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