Why Wine is like playing the guitar

Dimitrie O. Paun dpaun at rogers.com
Wed Mar 20 10:28:32 CST 2002

On March 20, 2002 01:47 am, Michael Robertson wrote:
> they'll think it sucks. If however the public commitment is "this software
> is designed to run the following:
> 	MS Word
> 	Lotus Notes
> 	Quicken"
> and it actually works, you have a believer. You have someone who will get
> excited and will offer their help. You give momentum to Wine. You get
> program sponsors (those willing to oversee ongoing supervision/testing of
> programs. You get more people offering to be on documentation teams. And
> you get more developers.

This is well understood by most people, and this is what we call 09/1.0. 
That's why it is so important to nail the tasks left for 0.9. You see, 0.9 is 
not 'all chords', but rather 'a handful of notes' such that we start 'playing 
a few tunes well'.


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