Re: [OVC-demo-team] New tester

From: Eron Lloyd <elloyd_at_lancaster_dot_lib_dot_pa_dot_us>
Date: Thu Jan 29 2004 - 16:19:35 CST

Speaking of OS platforms, are you targeting a final product able to run fully
on Win32? I'm thinking of how unsuccessfull it would be trying to promote
this system to county governments and explain that they'll need to migrate
their voter registration office desktops to Linux.

Eron

On Thursday 29 January 2004 5:00 pm, you wrote:
> I switched my home development environment from Win2k to Redhat 9 some
> time ago and am very, very happy with it. Windoz isn't for breakfast
> any more :)
>
> -Fred-
>
> On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 13:54, Alan Dechert wrote:
> > Jan,
> >
> > > ....... made me suspect that many of you are trapped
> > > in Bill Gates world, .........
> >
> > I don't know how many here are trapped. I think most here are not
> > trapped by the MSFT juggernaut. I am, for sure, but I have entered a 12
> > step program to get over it.
> >
> > > ...... and do not have access to a Python installation
> > > with the necessary 'curses' module. So to make it possible for as many
> > > as possible to test the program, I have modified the code so that it
> > > can be run under Windows as well. It seems to work now, but I need to
> > > iron out some bugs first before uploading it.
> > >
> > > To run the program, you will need to install the Python Win32
> > > Extensions:
> > >
> > > http://starship.python.net/crew/mhammond/
> > >
> > > You may prepare by installing this right now.
> >
> > Thanks again for your great work, Jan. I hope we can do justice to it.
> >
> > Alan D.
>
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