[OT] Rev on Linux PPC - Would you use it?

Judy Perry jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Sun Nov 2 11:54:06 CST 2003


Thanks!

On 1 Nov 2003, Pierre Sahores wrote:

> Hi Judy,
>
> Le sam 01/11/2003 à 22:41, Judy Perry a écrit :
>
> > My lone linux student (using an intel box I think) has complained mightily
> > to me that he's had nothing but trouble trying to use the 30-day eval
> > version and so has given up (and  hence won't be buying it anytime soon).
> > (Mind you -- it's not like he's given me any specifics and just seemed to
> > be in a complaining mood).
> >
> > Do any Rev Linux users out there have any general tips or 'gotcha's' that
> > they can pass along?
>
> Because the Linux Rev's issues have probably not been extensivelly
> tested under many kind of Linux distributions, a newbie can get some
> troubbles in running Rev under Linux.
>
> The best to do is to install it under a RedHat distro and to test Rev
> under differents XFree86 graphical desktop managers, Gnome, first, and
> KDE, last.
>
> For my own, to avoid possibles problems, i'm still running MC 2.5 under
> Linux (Suse 8 Pro x86) and Rev 2.1.1 under MacOSX (Jaguar).
>
> Hope this help !
>
> Best Regards, Pierre
> >
> > The MacAddict review noted that Rev seems to crash unexpectedly, but I've
> > honestly not had that problem since the OSX appearance manager thingy got
> > fixed...  It crashes ALOT in the class lab, but the machines in there only
> > have 128 MB RAM.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Judy
> >
> > On Fri, 31 Oct 2003, Bill Vlahos wrote:
> >
> > > I would like to deploy my apps for PPC Linux although I will continue
> > > to use OS X as my primary development platform.
> > >
> > > I don't know if it would be easier for RunRev to resume making the
> > > distribution engine for PPC Linux even if they don't make an IDE for
> > > it. Obviously it would be best to have everything for every platform
> > > but that would at least let me deploy for PPC Linux.
> > >
> > > Revolution offers the linux community exactly what it needs but doesn't
> > > have...a powerful yet easy to use programming environment. If I was a
> > > Linux freak I'd be all over Revolution.
> > >
> > > Of course having to actually buy software goes against the grain of
> > > most of the linux users I know. I'd be curious to know how well any of
> > > the Rev apps you folks have been selling are actually getting money
> > > from linux users. I wrote an electronic phone book for my previous
> > > company which the Mac and Windows community loved, but the linux users
> > > looked down on it because it was a "GUI app" and they "already had
> > > finger" (and that app was even free).
> > >
> > > Bill Vlahos
> > >
> > > On Friday, October 31, 2003, at 04:28  PM, Igor Couto wrote:
> > >
> > > > So, IF YOU WOULD CONSIDER USING A LINUX PPC VERSION OF REV, please
> > > > DROP ME A LINE. If there is enough show of interest in this topic,
> > > > then I will message the RunRev team, and let them know that we'd
> > > > suppor their efforts in that area!
> > >
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