Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 27th Jun 2009 11:29 UTC, submitted by twickline
FreeBSD The Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.8 for FreeBSD. "Bordeaux 1.8 has had many changes on the back end, our build process has been totally rewritten, packaging has been totally rewritten. This release adds Microsoft Office 97, Adobe Photoshop 6 & 7 and Image Ready 3.0 and 7.0 support. Our winetricks script has been synced to the latest official release, Steam should now install and run once again, There has also been many small bug fixes and tweaks. This complete rewrite gives Bordeaux a much more clean and portable codebase, making new improvements much easier to provide. We already have some exciting things in the works for the next release." Bordeaux 1.8 now runs on Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac.
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missing description
by hayalci on Sat 27th Jun 2009 17:22 UTC
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Yet another article not mentioning what the program does.

sigh ;)

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RE: missing description
by sbergman27 on Sat 27th Jun 2009 20:16 in reply to "missing description"
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Yet another article not mentioning what the program does.

Sure they do:

"Bordeaux 1.8 now runs on Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac."

It runs. :-P

Edited 2009-06-27 20:17 UTC

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RE: missing description
by ameasures on Sat 27th Jun 2009 20:21 in reply to "missing description"
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Yet another article not mentioning what the program does.

Quite so, I then spent a couple of minutes browsing their site and came away none the wiser.

They are not alone. Just a simple plain language outline of what the software does - would really make sense.

It might also help generate revenue.

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RE[2]: missing description
by twickline on Sat 27th Jun 2009 21:40 in reply to "RE: missing description"
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About Bordeaux:

The Bordeaux Technology Group is a software services and development company specializing in Windows compatibility software. Users of Linux, BSD, Solaris and Mac systems from time to time find themselves in the need to run specialized Windows software. The Bordeaux suite enables access to these programs and data in a seamless and low cost manner without requiring licensing of Microsoft Technology.

Description :

Bordeaux is a Wine GUI configuration manager that runs winelib applications. It also supports installation of third party utilities, installation of applications and games, and the ability to use custom configurations.


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