Lotus 1-2-3 ported to Linux

Lotus 1-2-3 enthusiast Tavis Ormandy has "ported" an early 32-bit terminal-mode Unix port of Lotus 1-2-3 to run natively on current Linux releases.

Details about how he managed this, and more information are here: https://lock.cmpxchg8b.com/linux123.html

This Unix version, which appears to be dated 1991, is itself a direct port of the DOS version. It is not the later Windows version. It was intended to run on 386 32-bit Unixes such as SCO Unix, but was a very uncommon piece of software.

This was made possible because this Unix version shipped the binary as an unlinked object file - and also included incredibly useful debugging information.

In the process, not only did he unearth Lotus 1-2-3 for Unix, but he also unearthed the software development kit used to create 1-2-3 software extensions.

That is some very serious digging around!

BTW, here is a direct link to the video that hopefully won't rape your eyes and browser with advertising: https://www.youtube.com/embed/hMUhIg9B_So

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