[wpmac] corel going public
- I didn't read the announcement. What are mere numbers in the face of
our eternal desire to see 20-year-old software stagger pitifully into
the third millennium?
I'm mad with shareholder power—MAD, I tell you! Nothing will stop me
from reanimating this tattered corpse . . .
On Apr 4, 2006, at 2:31 PM, Bob Stern wrote:
>> John Sandel wrote:
>> there are 1,046 member of this Yahoo group. That means if we each
>> buy 90,00 shares of Corel, we'll have a majority and can direct the
>> R&D guys to resurrect WP for the Mac
> You missed this part of the announcement:
> "Vector said it would still own about 66 per cent of Corel
- Yes. Thanks very much. I read yesterday about universal binaries so
I guess this is what I need to look for with this new MAC.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Daryl Ngee Chinn"
> Sorry about your confusion. An operating system
> is the basic software that tells a computer (the
> hardware) what to do. You might call an operating
> system the life force of a computer. You need an
> operating system OS 10.4, for example) before any
> other software (WP, for example). Macs run on Mac
> operating systems (OS 9, Mac OS X) while a lot of
> others like HP or Sony or IBM/Lenovo or Dell run
> on Windows, Windows XP, etc.) There are also
> other operating systems out there (Linix, for
> The older (not oldest) Mac operating system was
> OS 9. The newest one is OS 10.4+. Mac just
> brought out the MacBook Pro computer, which has
> 10.4+ and won't also run the older OS 9; the
> machines just before yours did run both so that
> people making programs could have a transition
> period before Mac went to Mac OS 1.4 and beyond.
> Does this help?
> --- In email@example.com, krcstudio <no_reply@> wrote:
> > Thanks for your help. So does the Mac book Pro
> > have OS X? sorry I'm very new to this.