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Re: CD edition
- To: Gary Lawrence Murphy <>
- Subject: Re: CD edition
- From: Poet/Joshua Drake <>
- Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2000 20:13:13 -0700 (PDT)
- cc: Gregory Leblanc <>, ,
- Resent-Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 00:15:05 -0400 (EDT)
- Resent-Message-ID: <hT5MPB.A.nKF.JvRB5@murphy>
I have WPO2000 and even with the WINE it is faster than Star Office. My
only gribe is they didn't include the SGML editing like they did in the
On 24 Apr 2000, Gary Lawrence Murphy wrote:
<CITE>>>>>> "G" == Gregory Leblanc <GLeblanc@cu-portland.edu> writes:
<CITE> G> What's wdiff?
<CITE>It's one of those cool comp.unix.sources utilities no one should be
<CITE>without yet no one bundles it; it is almost lost to obscurity.
<CITE>wdiff is 'diff' but ignores whitespace. It is ideal for creating
<CITE>diffs of textfiles where an added CR or TABs swapped for space is
<CITE>meaningless. It was originally designed as a utility to work with
<CITE>(sigh) I so miss comp.unix.sources :( Someone send me a shar file.
<CITE>BTW: WP2000 also handles MsWord revision marks, as does the new SO 5.2
<CITE>which was just released in public beta moments ago. Many of my
<CITE>friends rave about WP2000, but I'm sticking to SO and downloading the
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<COMPANY>CommandPrompt - http://www.commandprompt.com </COMPANY>
<PROJECT>OpenDocs, LLC. - http://www.opendocs.org </PROJECT>
<PROJECT>LinuxPorts - http://www.linuxports.com </PROJECT>
<WEBMASTER>LDP - http://www.linuxdoc.org </WEBMASTER>
Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology,"
start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.
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