Wine lecture slides
pouech-eric at wanadoo.fr
Sun Sep 21 01:46:08 CDT 2003
Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> Marcelo Duarte wrote:
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mike Hearn" <mike at theoretic.com>
>> To: "Shachar Shemesh" <wine-devel at shemesh.biz>
>>> * I say Wine is an emulator. I don't know how to read the official
>>> definition, it could go both ways, but I've found the whole "Wine Is Not
>>> an Emulator" thing just confuses newbies :)
>> I taste to think that the "Wine is a simulator", because it simulates the
>> Windows environment. Poverty not?
>>> * Slide 17 - 3rd file type is NE (win16 binary). PE = Portable
>>> Executable. NE = ?????, but the N is bound to stand for something
>>> stupid, like "new" or whatever....
>> Yes, NE = New Executable, as the opposite to format MZ, that was the
>> predominant format until the new creation. Already MZ I do not
>> remember what
>> it means.
> MZ are the first two bytes of the file, identifying it as an executable.
> I'm not aware that they mean anything at all.
IIRC, they were the initial of the author(s) of the file format
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