[ale] Codeweavers giving away CrossOver Tomorrow
hooterpincher at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 13:34:56 EDT 2008
Ah, so you think lower gas prices are a *good* thing?
Me, I'm still waiting for the Ideal Car Safety Device: a steel spike
planted in the middle of the steering wheel with the tip
3 inches from the driver's chest wall. Now _that_ is what I'd call _safe_.
(Yeah, cut off again by some goof in an SUV turning left. It never really
gets old, ya know)
On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 11:29 AM, aaron <aaron at pd.org> wrote:
> The temp page for CodeWeavers now has an email registry to
> receive an unlock code for Mac (intel) or Linux versions,
> as well as direct download links of special unlocked builds
> that it says will only be available for today.
> I was rude and greedy and opportunistic and did both of
> each, since I will probably have an intel Mac in the
> not too distant future. To borrow Lou Costello's line:
> I'm a baaaaad boy!
> Downloads went smoothly, so they don't seem to be
> experiencing server overloads on that.
> Of course, accepting (or exploiting) the freeby deal would
> feel much more justified if Mr. Lame Duck had actually
> played an active part in bringing about the lower gas price
> conditions of the CodeWeavers challenge. But, hey, they
> set the rules...
> On 2008, Oct, 28, , at 9:59 AM, JK wrote:
> > ... and apparently the traffic has taken down Codeweavers' servers.
> > There's only a stub site up at the moment, and the only things
> > on that page are the full CO download links. I like the way these
> > guys honor a bet; even though I'm downloading a freebie, I'll
> > probably pay them for another version.
> > -- JK
> > Brian Pitts wrote:
> >> On Tuesday Codeweavers is giving away CrossOver, their commercial
> >> offering based on Wine, at no cost. They have versions for linux
> >> and OS
> >> X. I'm curious how it compares to Wine itself.
> >> http://arstechnica.com/journals/apple.ars/2008/10/27/codeweavers-
> >> software-free-tomorrow-tuesday-october-28
> >> -Brian
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