Wine 0.8 TODO v0.1

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Oct 31 17:02:37 CST 2002

"Dimitrie O. Paun" <dpaun at> writes:

> Now, again, what I mean by 0.8:
>   -- Users can start using Wine
> 	-- works well for a fair number of apps
> 	-- no MS DLLs required (from real Windows)

That alone should take a couple of years <g>

>   -- User facing stuff (website, docs, etc.) are in
> 	a decent state, to avoid scaring them away
> What is NOT in 0.8:
>   -- stable server protocol: no binary compatibility
>   -- DLL separation: ditto

IMO the goals for 0.9 will be reached before the ones for 0.8 so you
might as well put everything together...

> D. Stabilize utilities
>   0. Get rid of the init directive from .spec files

This requires dll separation...

> E. Important fixes
>   Alexandre, what to you see here?

I think the window management stuff is important, otherwise you can't
install most apps without using desktop mode. But it's already in the
0.9 goals (and I'm working on it).

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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