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WIRED: Can WINE Ferment Move to Linux?

Jan 25, 2002, 17:37 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Delio)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"...White acknowledges that WINE is not yet a complete replacement for those who need to run an extensive list of Windows programs.

'More programs fail to run under WINE than successfully run,' White said. But he said that WINE 1.0 will feature a lot of 'very important internal changes,' including an easier and more efficient application installer."

Current users of WINE know that the installer often fails. Anyone who has ever tried to copy a program between Windows computers, only to be missing an obscure .dll or bit of code, knows the troubleshooting headaches that can ensue."

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