[Scottish] OT: Desperately seeking Claris

Andy Potter agp at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Nov 23 22:24:55 GMT 2004


	I have a couple of different versions of ClarisWorks on CD's. Shall bring some with
me on Thursday if I can find them.


On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 21:01 -0500, Colin McKinnon wrote:
> "No he covets, that's his nature. And how do we begin to covet Claris? Do we 
> seek out things to covet? Make an effort to answer."
> ...in a sequitor to the discussion on computers for mothers, I'm desperately 
> trying to track down a copy of Claris Works for Windows. My mother had been 
> using Claris Works extensively on her old PC before it gave up the ghost (HD 
> died) and I replaced it with a Linux box. It was a licensed copy on the 
> Windows box (but I can't find the packaging/license anywhere, and the copies 
> of the install floppies have blanked over the years).
> It no longer seems to be available to buy, and I can't find anything which 
> will happily read the files.
> I'm willing to pay (gasps from the audience) for an official copy.
> (I know about the shareware thing that tries to convert Claris works file to 
> RTF - it does run under WINE, but it's not very good)
> Ta,
> Colin
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