[rescue] Re: G5 case

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Wed Jun 25 07:50:59 CDT 2003

> > > Granted, but you still have to load two OSs on the machine.  It's an 
> > > ugly kludgey hack, but I confess I've done it because I wanted to use 
> > > Excel.  It's not fun, exactly, and using OS X with Excel is a much 
> > > simpler solution.
> > 
> > If you use Crossover Office you don't have to load
> > two operating systems.
> I agree, and I see your point.  But I still don't think it's a good way to
> do it.  It's still an ugly, kludgey hack.  It works, but I'd rather use OS X
> if I have a good reason to use any of the MS Office stuff.  Not that I do,
> mind you, but still....

Crossover Office is the same as the emulation layer some
operating systems have been using for a while, like Linux
with the old SCO emulation layer (which SCO bitched about
at one time; I don't know if they ever embraced it, but I
doubt it) and *BSD with the Linux emulation layer.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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