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The Making of Wine (How to Make Windows Apps Merrier with Linux)

“Jeremy White, co-founder and CEO of CodeWeavers, talked to
Microsoft Subnet today about how Wine might make IT professionals a
lot merrier. For those wanting to save money on desktops by using
Linux, but feel trapped into Windows because of the need to run
Windows apps, Wine can help. Ten days ago, the folks at CodeWeavers
released the almost official version of this open source project
that allows Windows programs to run on Linux and Mac desktops. Wine
is on course for official release, its 1.0 version, in the next 60
days.

“It’s been a long road for Wine and White. He’s been working on
the project since 1999 when he hired Wine’s primary developer,
Alexandre Julliard…”

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