OT: Wine history

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.com
Wed Nov 6 12:43:49 CST 2002

Robert Amstadt <bob at amscons.com> writes:

> As far as the very beginning, it started from a discussion on USENET.
> Some people said it couldn't be done which inspired me to begin
> writing a loader.  Another person (unfortunately I don't remember who)
> started to do the same thing at the same time.  I don't remember the
> details, but my work became the base system that everyone adopted.
> Eric Youngdale contributed a substantial amount of code in the early
> days.  Someone else took the lead on developing the windowing code.  I
> don't remember who.  Was that you, Alexandre or did you join in after
> that?

Yes that was me. I remember the first patch I did was a hack to tie
together the loader you had written with the tcl/tk menu stuff written
by Peter MacDonald so that the menudemo program worked. After that I
set out to implement GDI to replace tcl/tk...

Nice to see you around again!

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.com

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