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Re: [vox] Something like GNUWinII, but for Macs?
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Re: [vox] Something like GNUWinII, but for Macs?



On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 11:24:15AM -0700, Dave Margolis wrote:
<snip>
> 
> Good question.  Another alternative would be to include XDarwin: 
> http://www.xdarwin.org/, which is a totally free X implementation for 
> the Mac, and can be made (with a little more work) to play nice with 
> OOo, Gimp, all the fink apps, etc.

I haven't read all up and down what CheapBytes offers, but I somehow
doubt they have something like this already.  (e.g., XDarwin + OOo + Gimp
+ Mozilla)

...Which we'd have to put together ourselves...

<snip>
> Not a bad idea, but it would need to be tested, and I don't know if 
> you'll have that ready by WEF.

Exactly.  I certainly don't have time. :^(  (Nor an OSX box to test on!)

Maybe we can just skip it for now.  There's always next year's WEF.
And this would definitely be a popular disc at our demos at the Food Co-Op!


<snip> 
> That's a really good idea.  Like I mentioned, it might be nice to let 
> the average Mac user (who already knows he/she is anti-MS) that they are 
> also part of the good fight for open source/open standards/free 
> software/etc.  This page has some good propaganda: 
> http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/unix/ (there is an X11 link there 
> too if you want more info on that).

Cool :)

-bill!
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