Soliciting suggestions for AppDB

Scott Ritchie scott at
Fri Jun 10 16:33:59 CDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 09:27 -0600, Brian Vincent wrote:
> On 6/8/05, Mitchell Mebane <mmebane at> wrote:
>         I'm putting together a Summer of Code proposal for working on
>         the AppDB. I've been talking with Chris Morgan, and he has a
>         few suggestions, but I was looking for more. Does anybody have
>         any features they'd like added to the AppDB, quirks they'd
>         like worked out, or things of that nature?
> One thing I'd like to see is a way to send  feedback to the maker of
> the software to tell them their application is being used with Wine.
> Maybe that's just a link within the AppDB to a page on their website
> describing how to contact them, or maybe it's a link to a real comment
> form (on WineHQ or their site).  Whatever the case, it should probably
> be controlled by the app maintainer.  
> -Brian

I agree.  If Valve software, for instance, knew that nearly 10,000 of
their customers were running Half Life with Wine perhaps they'd adopt a
better policy than "completely ignore us and avoid having people even
talk about Linux on the forums."


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