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LWN.net: LWN Talks to CodeWeavers' Chief Jeremy White

Aug 16, 2002, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dave Whitinger)

"LWN: On April 6th, CodeWeavers cut ties with Lindows. What were the original goals of that partnership? What was CodeWeavers looking for in such a partnership?

"It has long been my mission to make Linux into a truly Windows compatible operating system; helping Lindows accomplish that was very exciting to me. Lindows, on the flip side, was looking to inject some energy into Wine and take it to a higher level, so that they could have an exciting message for their market.

"LWN: What did Lindows lack that you hope other companies can provide?

"Well, if I had a wishing wand, I'd wish that Lindows had as strong a commitment to Wine, and to a Free Wine, as I do <grin>. I can't fault them for flagging in their support--they provided a great boost to Wine as it was..."

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