"The WINE project is going on 15 years in existence, and two
years ago, it finally went into beta. Through the beta stage, there
has been a consistent release about every two weeks, which often
brings a fair number of improvements to this software for running
Windows programs on Linux (and other operating systems). Sparked by
curiosity as to how the performance of WINE is affected release by
release, we have gone through and benchmarked the past seven
releases. While this only represents the past four months of work
by the WINE community, the results may surprise you.
"For this article we had went back and built from source the
past seven WINE releases to date..."