Re: MacOS (was Re: "must have" packages)

Subject: Re: MacOS (was Re: "must have" packages)
From: Håkan Waara (
Date: Sat Aug 25 2001 - 04:59:13 CDT

David Chart wrote:

> On 25 Aug 2001 00:55:10 +0200, Hubert Figuiere wrote:
>>According to Hkan Waara <>:
>>>I think providing binaries for the three major OS' (MacOS, Linux,
>>>Windows) should be considered a must.
>>MacOS is a little bit premature. But when it will be, I'll surely provide
>>binaries, because it is unlikely that the average MacOS use be able to
>>build it....
> On that subject, have we advertised AbiWord to MacInTouch lately? That's
> where I first heard about it, at least two years ago. A lot of Mac
> people read that page, and so if we advertise there for hackers to get
> the port finished, I think there's a good chance of picking one up.

IMHO, the very best way to attract developers and gain attention is to
loudly release a milestone, in this case also on the Mac as a must.

Håkan Waara (

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