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RE: Corel WordPerfect shipping Debian with WordPerfect 8



I think it's the other way around.  They'll provide DEBS for us to include in
non-free.  Atleast that's how I read "a new Debian distribution install CD would
contain a .DEB package for Corel WordPerfect 8 for Linux"

On 16-Dec-98 Ben Gertzfield wrote:
>>From http://linux.corel.com/faq.htm:
> 
> Will Corel WordPerfect 8 be using any software packaging mechanisms
> such as RPM, DEB, and TGZ?
> 
>                        Corel will ship a shrink-wrapped version of
>                        Corel WordPerfect8 for Linux that will use its
>                        own installation program. However, we are also
>                        bundling our product with several of the major
>                        Linux distributor's CDs, and for these Linux
>                        distributions we will use the packaging format
>                        that is employed by the Operating System
>                        installation program. Therefore, a new Debian
>                        distribution install CD would contain a .DEB
>                        package for Corel WordPerfect 8 for Linux; the
>                        same will apply to RedHat Linux (.RPM) and
>                        others.
> 
> Hmm, they're shipping Debian with WordPerfect 8 and including it in
> .debs? Cool! :)
> 
> Ben
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