wine ui control hacker?

Rein Klazes rklazes at
Fri Aug 9 11:19:57 CDT 2002

FOn 08 Aug 2002 22:08:41 -0400, you wrote:

> [please cc: me as not subscribed to list]
> I was wondering if there was any wine hacker out there who was somewhat
> of a usenet binary user (for me its my version of tivo, don't have time
> to watch all the shows I want and vcd quality sucks, so the caps that
> are posted are useful).  Well, the program I really depend on for this
> is newsbin pro ( it somewhat works in wine, but
> many of the ui controls just dont work right, which makes it very
> difficult to use.
> I've spoken with the author of the program, and he's interested in
> seeing the program work well under wine, so would be willing to throw in
> a license key to a wine developer who could get it working well under
> wine.  The author doesn't want to be inundated with many "I can do it",
> so he asked me to vet people interested in working on it.  you can get a
> trial version from the url I gave above so you can get an idea of what
> has to be done to get the program to work well.
> anyone interested?

I find it is quite useable, provided you use some native Windows
dll's. I /think/ only the common control's are essential.

One major problem with builtin common control is that performance
drops to unacceptable levels when the listsviews get very long. 

(properly licensed)
Rein Klazes
rklazes at

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