Soliciting suggestions for AppDB

Chris Morgan chmorgan at
Fri Jun 10 17:09:48 CDT 2005

I've been updating the wiki as I think of new things.  I've tried to
add the suggestions so far from this thread.  Please feel free to add
things to the todo list or to improve the formatting of the page. 
I'll be marking the ones that I'm working on so I don't conflict with
anyone else that wants to jump in.  I've got no plans to work on the
bugzilla integration though.


On 6/10/05, Scott Ritchie <scott at> wrote:
> 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."
> -Scott

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