Re: [wpmac] a different problem
- Thank ypu. will try, toute de suite.
On Jan 1, 2008, at 7:36 PM, Thomas Briant wrote:
> Ms. Woodward:
> I would suggest you try www.123macmini.com.
> And don't forget to state:
> What type of computer processor (PowerPC or Intel)
> Amount of memory.
> Size of hard drive
> And what mail program you are moving from on Panther and what mail
> program you are moving to on Tiger.
> Tom Briant
> On Jan 1, 2008, at 6:33 AM, Nancy Hyden Woodward wrote:
>> Last month, I upgraded OS 10.3.9 (Panther) on the macmini to 0S
>> If not on this list, can you point me where I might learn how to
>> recapture the then existing e-mails on Panther before the upgrade?
>> The address book made the move but not the e-mails themselves. I am
>> desperate for information from a couple of them.
>> Could I get them back by returning to Tiger?
>> Nancy Hyden Woodward
>> On Jan 1, 2008, at 12:52 AM, John Rethorst wrote:
>>> --- In email@example.com, Gregory Sigman <sigman@...>
>>>> If you must have Windows anyway, then by all means throw WP 3.5 for
>>>> Mac into the bit bucket and use the proper Windows version,
>>>> that number is these days.
>>>> Why do I say that? Two main reasons. First, you're obviously coming
>>>> from a Windows background. The WP that you already know and love is
>>>> WP for Windows, which is quite a bit different from the old WP for
>>>> Macintosh, believe it or not. Secondly, you will very likely have
>>>> fewer confusing or frustrating issues if you go with WP for Windows
>>>> than if you go the SheepShaver route. SheepShaver is wonderful for
>>>> crusty old Macophiles or for people who have thousands of files in
>>>> the old WP Mac format, but personally, I cannot with a straight
>>>> recommend it for new users. That would be just silly.
>>> I can recommend it for new users. As you point out, WPWin
>>> is much different from WPMac: the latter, along with WP DOS
>>> 5.1, was designed by a group, now disbanded, that had a
>>> special talent for interface design, making these products
>>> very popular in their time. WPMac with SheepShaver is as
>>> full-featured, intuitive and elegant as it ever was, and
>>> faster than it ever was. It's also free and, once downloaded,
>>> a matter of minutes to set up. Most Windows programs take
>>> more time to install and configure. IMO WPMac with
>>> SheepShaver is still the best word processor ever written.
>>> John R.
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