[rescue] Re: G5 case

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jun 25 11:29:01 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at 08:38 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> 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....
> I'll admit there's times I've pondered the Crossover approach when
> fighting a particularly intractable quirk of OpenOffice.  Bad, bloated
> and buggy as MS Office is, sometimes I think OpenOffice is worse, and 
> oh
> GODS of CHAOS, is it *SLOW*.  (The big drawback of writing it in Java.)

   I think you mean "the big drawback of being a *bad programmer*".

   Sometimes I think I'm the only person on earth that's seen 
lightning-fast Java applications.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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