[svlug] Mappery breakthrough : UPDATE

Marc MERLIN marc_news at merlins.org
Mon Mar 13 22:16:43 PST 2006

[snipped fedora-list at redhat.com, wine-users at winehq.com, please do not cross
post across totally different lists that each require list membership to
[also, it is customary to have a point or a clear question. Otherwise, what
you did today belongs on a blog, not on mailing lists meant for help for
clear and concise questions]

On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 04:01:53PM -0500, Beartooth wrote:
> But under CXO, MetroGuide usurped the whole icon, on which it became the
> only choice. In order to invoke Topo, I have to tunnel interminably
> through a long sequence of opaque Windows menus, hoping eventually to hit
> the .exe; and what's worse, yes, I really *have* to. CXO won't let me
> paste the path to it into the window that invokes it. <gnash, grind>

Mapsource is one of the worst windows apps I have ever seen.
Getting it to work well enough without blowing up as soon as it gets
slightly upset, is hard enough on windows.
I got it to work on vmware after blood sweat and tears, and got nowhere when
I gave it a quick shot under crossover office

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