One example of same is the app listing on Linux Weekly News, which
yesterday contained the baldfaced assertion that AbiWord is "full
featured". We can't control what they write.
This project has constantly strived for good setting of expectations,
but sometimes things slip through the cracks.
On Fri, Oct 29, 1999 at 09:18:38AM -0400, kiely wrote: > Return-Path: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Received: (from majordomo@localhost) > by postman.sourcegear.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) id JAA32403 > for abiword-dev-outgoing; Fri, 29 Oct 1999 09:59:25 -0500 > Received: (from andy@localhost) > by postman.sourcegear.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) id JAA32389 > for email@example.com; Fri, 29 Oct 1999 09:59:24 -0500 > Received: from radio.bicnet.net (radio.bicnet.net [184.108.40.206]) > by postman.sourcegear.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) with ESMTP id IAA30321 > for <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Fri, 29 Oct 1999 08:19:36 -0500 > Received: from kiely (dial-pop2-73.bicnet.net [220.127.116.11]) by radio.bicnet.net (8.8.5/8.6.12) with SMTP id JAA28026 for <email@example.com>; Fri, 29 Oct 1999 09:19:38 -0400 (EDT) > Message-Id: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > X-Sender: email@example.com (Unverified) > X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Light Version 3.0.6 (32) > Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 09:18:38 -0400 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > From: kiely <email@example.com> > Subject: Full featured ? > Mime-Version: 1.0 > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" > Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org > Precedence: bulk > Status: > > To Whom it May Concern: > > I apologize if I seem to be looking a gift horse in the mouth. However, > your website and "advertising" say the word processor is full featured, > e.g. paragrah control, column control, etc. Than I discover this is not yet > true. Still lacking the code and updated version. So, when is there > likely to be a new version with the already claimed features ? Again I > realize this is a freebie and an experiment. I appreciate and thank you. > A well constructed word processor is my most useful program. Oh, and I > particularly like the way it spell checks. I also have a suggestion for > checking. If it finds a word that is spelled correctly but has > homophones,( e.g. their, they're, and there) a small pop-up window listing > the homophones would be elegant. Any way, thanks for the program and I > hope it is a great success. > > > Sincerely, > > Jim Kiely
-- Eric W. Sink, Software Craftsman SourceGear Corporation email@example.com