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bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Fri Dec 16 14:30:00 CST 2005
>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Beutner <p.beutner at gmx.net> writes:
Peter> Michael Jung schrieb:
>> On Friday 16 December 2005 15:41, Peter Beutner wrote:
>>> Don't get me wrong I still think it is perfectly valid that wine is
>>> doing that sort of hack to get existing windows applications working
>>> but you really shouldn't advertise it as a solution to platform
>>> independence and encourage developers to go this way.
>> If someone plans to do a new multi-platform project, I'm pretty sure
>> no one in their right mind would suggest wine to do it. But there is
>> a whole lot of legacy applications for which the only economically
>> feasible way to port them to linux might be via wine.
Peter> Agreed. This sums up quite well what I wanted to say ;)
Any new project with multi platform target in mind would probably be created
on a more "library like" library than Wine(lib). However I guess few
projects are created that way. Projects have often a long history, and for
the last year Windows was the only target was windows...
So getting winelib in a more mature fashion will help all those legacy
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