[lostwages] Remove winetools from download page

Tom Wickline twickline at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 21:12:43 CST 2005

On 12/21/05, James Hawkins <truiken at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/21/05, Tom Wickline <twickline at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > So you agree that is currently needed, I believe it should stay until 1.0
> >
> The link or the program?  Whether the program itself is needed is up
> to the users of winetools, and they show that it's useful in the very
> least, which I agree.  Whether winetools is useful or not is not in
> question though.  As I and others have stated in previous emails, wine
> should not promote the use of winetools nor restrict its use.
> winetools should be a completely separate entity with a separate
> mailing list, bugzilla, etc, and the link should not be on wine's
> download page.  For the reasons stated previously, this is in the best
> interest of the developers of wine, but more importantly the users of
> wine in the long run.

To sum my replies up, I hole heartily agree with you James it's just
that we differ
on when not if the link should be removed.

Winetools helps people run programs that they might not be able to and
it helps them do that now. And that's what 99.9% of end users care
about, can I run what I want to now? If the answer is no 99.8% of them
will leave while .1% might stick around and wait on a fix.

Happy Holiday's

> --
> James Hawkins

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