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Re: multiarch/bi-arch status (ETA) question

On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 03:27 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> writes:
> > On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 13:36 -0400, David Wood wrote:
> >> On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Adam Stiles wrote:
> >> 
> >> 2) We believe that C/C++ is usually magically portable across hardware 
> >> architectures.
> >
> > Well, you did say usually...
> >
> > Perfect example of non-portable C/C++ code: OOo.
> OOo is C, C++, asm, java, python, perl, ... and many more.

Java *and* assembly.  That's.... amusing, in a sick, sad, perverted

> > It's not in the debian-openoffice archives yet, but the latest
> > message from this thread says that OOo2 might not ship 64-bit
> > native.
> During the LinuxTag several people told me that tries on 64bit
> just resulted in crashes, e.g. when opening any file.

If only OOo had been written in Python & PyGTK... ;)

Ron Johnson, Jr.
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