[OT] Re: Why winetools is utterly useless, once and for all.
speeddymon at gmail.com
Wed Mar 29 08:30:01 CST 2006
On 3/29/06, Ray Jones <rayjones at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Being of sensitive nature I'd remove him from the list so he will find
> > appropriate lists to talk constructively in. (Be I wine-devel moderator)
> Poppycock. The discussion he initiated ain't that useless, and as I see
> it, he
> was rather addressing a possible reply denying the (read: /his/) fact,
> that this
> one reason (why it is useless) is inargueable, than a certain person
> So, Inargueable, eh?
> Well. Depends.
> I use both Sidenet and Winetools, they both provide an easy way to have a
> and simple (more or less basic) setup for wine established.
> But in reality those (original) scripts are pretty much useless to me
> since I
> don't use the ~/.wine path, because I
> a) have multiple versions of wine installed (compiled) and
> b) need to use multiple instances of those wine-versions.
> Of course, after modifying the scripts, everything works as supposed.
> Also, Winetools give you the ability to install several additional
> per button, but I don't think that should be the future.
> If I want to install
> Office then it has to work via double clicking the setup.exe. /Period/.
> Wine should provide an own beautiful setup (something like
> to install the directory structure and whatnot,
> the rest has to be considered as working out of the box.
> And if not, there is still the AppDB.
> In the end, one will find Winetools/Sidenet or any derivates useful, the
> But those tools *should* become useless one day. And that is inargueable,
> despite of any IQ.
This is the most well said email I have seen on this topic yet. Yes I am
saying mine were pointless, including this one :-D
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