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Apple News | Cheap Gas = Free Codeweavers Software Tomorrow Monday, 27th October 2008, 11:10 am The catastrophic cratering of the global economy, falling gas prices and President George W. Bush's recent executive activities have indirectly prompted Saint Paul gadfly software developers CodeWeavers, Inc., to provide free software for every American on Oct. 28, company officials reluctantly announced today.

 

In July, CodeWeavers – whose software lets Mac OS X and Linux users run Windows programs without having to Microsoft for a Windows OS license – launched the Great American Lame Duck Presidential Challenge (lameduck.codeweavers.com) to encourage President Bush to make the most of his remaining days in office by accomplishing a major economic or political goal by January 20, 2009.

 

The goals focused on President Bush making specific positive accomplishments in areas such as the economy, home values, the stock market, the war on terror and other key issues. Specifically, one goal called for President Bush to help down bring average gasoline prices in the Twin Cities to $2.79 a gallon.

 

On Monday, Oct. 14, gas prices in Minneapolis and St. Paul did just that.

 

"That morning, I was filling my tank at Big Steve's Gas Palace in St. Paul," said Jeremy White, president and CEO of CodeWeavers. "I had just finished my morning corn dog and 64-ounce Dr. Pepper when I looked at the pump and noticed gas was at $2.79. I screamed ‘Woohoo,' then I yelled ‘Oh, {censored}!' as I realized every American can now have my software for free. Kind of upsets my fourth quarter revenue projections..."

 

White admits this is not how he foresaw the Challenge unfolding.

 

"I launched the campaign to inspire President Bush to make the most of his final days in office. Who knew that our Challenge would have this kind of impact on the country?" White said. "On the other hand, who knew that the economy would implode, causing oil demand to drop into the abyss and gas prices to plummet as well. Clearly, investigating Bear Stearns, AIG and those guys is misplaced – CodeWeavers is responsible for this mess. So it's free software for all!"

 

How to Get the Free Software

On Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, any one visiting the CodeWeavers' Web site (www.codeweavers.com) will be given a deal code that will entitle them to one free copy of CodeWeavers' award-winning CrossOver software. Each copy comes complete with support.

 

"I realize that by giving away all my software, I've caused horrific damage to my company's bottom line," White said. "In fact, our vice president of sales wretched Starbucks all over his shirt when he learned the news. But, I figure, the way the economy is going, in a few months everyone might be out on the streets, wearing potato sacks and standing in line for squirrel soup, so why not?"

 

White also noted that if other Great American Lame Duck Presidential Challenge goals are met, CodeWeavers will once again provide free software. Goals include:

 

* Return the stock market to it's 2008 high

* Reduce the average price of a gallon of milk to $3.50

* Create at least one net job in the U.S. this calendar year

* Return the median home price to its Jan. 1, 2008 level

* Bring Osama Bin-Laden to justice

 

http://www.codeweavers.com/products/

 

 

 

 

From www.iclarified.com

 

Do not know if this is true but seems likely.

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Yeah, I got a copy, and it's 11:30 PM (EST). They must be really eager to give this out, I mean, it's not even 28th yet! :rolleyes:

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Pessimist {censored}!

 

"I realize that by giving away all my software, I've caused horrific damage to my company's bottom line," White said. "In fact, our vice president of sales wretched Starbucks all over his shirt when he learned the news. But, I figure, the way the economy is going, in a few months everyone might be out on the streets, wearing potato sacks and standing in line for squirrel soup, so why not?"

 

LOL

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Thanks for the heads-up!. I've signed up. Just waiting on the email now.

 

Me too. Let's see how long I'll wait.

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Me too. Let's see how long I'll wait.

It was late night when I tried with my Yahoo email and I was afraid I'd miss the deadline to register it, so I tried again with Hotmail and it came through straight away. Then this morning the email was in my Yahoo too.

 

In any case you can download the unlocked builds for today only. Then register the key later for support.

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It was late night when I tried with my Yahoo email and I was afraid I'd miss the deadline to register it, so I tried again with Hotmail and it came through straight away. Then this morning the email was in my Yahoo too.

 

In any case you can download the unlocked builds for today only. Then register the key later for support.

I can't reach the download page but I have my registration codes. Does this mean that I'm screwed or is the number we get the actual license that enables us to register it later?

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I can't reach the download page but I have my registration codes. Does this mean that I'm screwed or is the number we get the actual license that enables us to register it later?

AFAIK, once you register the code you can download the files later from your account page. Almost the whole site is down at the moment to cope with the server load but it should be working fine in a day or two I guess. For now the files are on http://down.codeweavers.com/

 

It's loading fine here but if you're having trouble, here's the direct download links taken from the above url

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...r-pro-7.1.0.dmg

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...games-7.1.1.dmg

 

And for Linux:

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...er-pro-7.1.0.sh

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...-games-7.1.2.sh

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AFAIK, once you register the code you can download the files later from your account page. Almost the whole site is down at the moment to cope with the server load but it should be working fine in a day or two I guess. For now the files are on http://down.codeweavers.com/

 

It's loading fine here but if you're having trouble, here's the direct download links taken from the above url

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...r-pro-7.1.0.dmg

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...games-7.1.1.dmg

 

And for Linux:

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...er-pro-7.1.0.sh

 

http://media.codeweavers.com/pub/crossover...-games-7.1.2.sh

Thank you. I've got them now! :D

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I applied for both the linux and mac versions, but now after registering I saw that the license is only for mac. :P

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You're only allowed one product per customer. So if you asked for both, you'll probably just get the one you asked for first.

Yes, you're right. Oh well...

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i sent a mac copy to one email and linux to another, got both and registered them to one account, so i have both numbers in 1 account

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