Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Jan 2008 07:04 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Yesterday we reported on GoBE Productive Software (I knew that) returning to the market with a new version, backed by an Indian firm. In addition, the source article claimed GoBE Software was closing a deal on buying the BeOS operating system from what can only be Access. During the night (as in, CET) Bruce Hammond, CEO of GoBE Software, sent me an email with a few clarifications, and I have the permission to reprint that email below. Read more for the email.
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GoBE Productive
by Clinton on Thu 24th Jan 2008 05:14 UTC
Clinton
Member since:
2005-07-05

I used to use GoBE Productive all the time on BeOS. I even bought the Linux port to it, which sadly never shipped. I would like to see that piece of software revived.

I'm also glad to hear that it won't have any Java code in it to slow it down.

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RE: GoBE Productive
by mabhatter on Sun 27th Jan 2008 21:17 in reply to "GoBE Productive"
mabhatter Member since:
2005-07-17

unless they do something unique, go online, go super-cross platform, something special, there's not much there. I loved the layout and function.. it performed well for being a small program. But it was neglected after BeOS... and again since the 3.0 release. Versions of documents are incompatible between releases and the last version available trashed even 3.0.3 - 3.0.4 docs, making recovery of documents a huge hassle. At this point, NeoOffice is my new favorite, a good port of OpenOffice.org. I'd like better Visio-like diagraming functions tied to data and programming, something Gobe Excelled at was quick diagrams and easy printing.

Unless they have something really good.. and ODF support, they're out of date now.

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