From: cro...@nordsieck.cs.colorado.edu (Matthew Crosby) Subject: So...What apps does Linux need? Date: 1995/06/25 Message-ID: <3sje7v$49n@lace.Colorado.EDU>#1/1 X-Deja-AN: 104997329 organization: University of Colorado, Boulder newsgroups: comp.os.linux.development.apps,comp.os.linux.misc So. Aside from the inevitable "Gui Word Processor", what is the top of everyones list of applications that need to be written for Linux? -- Matthew Crosby cro...@cs.colorado.edu Disclaimer: It was another country, and besides, the wench is dead.
From: bout...@netcom.com (Thomas Boutell) Subject: Re: So...What apps does Linux need? Date: 1995/06/25 Message-ID: < boutellDAqqC8.Bw7@netcom.com>#1/1 X-Deja-AN: 105045779 sender: bout...@netcom15.netcom.com references: <firstname.lastname@example.org> organization: Nerdsholm newsgroups: comp.os.linux.development.apps,comp.os.linux.misc In article <3sje7v$...@lace.colorado.edu>, Matthew Crosby < cro...@nordsieck.cs.colorado.edu> wrote: >So. Aside from the inevitable "Gui Word Processor", what is the top >of everyones list of applications that need to be written for Linux? I think something along the lines of a simple, functional integrated suite of productivity apps would be great. A decent spreadsheet/database/word processor combo would make migration to Linux a more practical proposition for a lot of people. I also want to see Java arrive on Linux. Check out: http://java.sun.com/ -T -- The ouzo of human kindness. < URL:http://sunsite.unc.edu/boutell/index.html> Come listen to RealAudio: < URL:http://www.realaudio.com/>
From: i...@fg70.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de (Thomas Koenig) Subject: Re: So...What apps does Linux need? Date: 1995/06/26 Message-ID: <email@example.com>#1/1 X-Deja-AN: 105135958 references: <3sje7v$49n@lace.Colorado.EDU> < firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> content-type: text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1 organization: University of Karlsruhe, Germany mime-version: 1.0 reply-to: Thomas.Koe...@ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de newsgroups: comp.os.linux.development.apps,comp.os.linux.misc In de.comp.os.linux, there was a thread about a rumoured port of the StarDivision Office suite. If this became true, it would be a major scoop for both Linux and Star Division; their app suite is supposed to be superiour to Lotus's. From their finger server: $ finger svd...@starlab.stardiv.de [starlab.stardiv.de] This is an experimental finger server. Please send your comments to postmas...@stardiv.de. For info about StarView try email to svi...@stardiv.de StarWriter try email to StarWriter_I...@stardiv.de Greetings postmas...@stardiv.de -- Thomas Koenig, Thomas.Koe...@ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de, i...@dkauni2.bitnet. The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double logarithmic diagram.