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fvanzeveren

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Mesa2 - Abandonware?
« on: 2012.05.14, 22:26:30 »
Hello

I am i search of a light and powerfull spreadsheet for OS/2 to run on a old machine (Pentium I 120Mhz)
I found Mesa2 in demo version on the Hobbes repository. To unleashed the full power of it... a license code is required... But it looks like the company behind this product vanished.

So, is it considered as abandonware? And if so, where could such a license be found?

Regards

François

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Re: Mesa2 - Abandonware?
« Reply #1 on: 2012.05.15, 03:04:53 »
At least in USA, where the company was located, abandonware is not legal to distribute. As far as I know, the owner of the company died, and his wife holds the rights. People close to Mensys were working to save Mesa/2. I don't know how that worked out.
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Re: Mesa2 - Abandonware?
« Reply #2 on: 2012.05.15, 23:52:32 »
Is it the same Mesa developed by SunDial Systems?

If that is the case the President and chief developer, Randell Flint, passed away on October 5th 2007.
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