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WineHQ: Interview With Jukka Heinonen.

Jul 14, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Vincent)

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"Jukka Heinonen lives in Helsinki, Finland and works as a software engineer for a medium sized Finnish company. He's also working on a Masters degree in physics at the University of Helsinki. He still has a few courses left but admits he gets too easily bored to go in for something for longer periods of time. In his spare time he enjoys reading and working on a RoboCup team 'that really is years away from being able to compete against even beer cans.'

"BV: How did you get involved with Wine?

"Jukka: Well, it all began when my big brother gave me a huge pile of Windows and DOS games. Since I only had a single computer which had Linux in it and I was not eager to install Windows only for playing games, I thought it would be a good idea to see whether I could get some of those games running under Linux using some kind of emulator. And my surprise was great when I found out that you could play Fallout using Wine without more than a little bit of tweaking..."

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