Wine Front-End development

Mike McCormack mike at
Sat Apr 15 03:47:11 CDT 2006

Rich Gilson wrote:

> If somebody were writing a Wine GUI front-end for uses with the hope that it 
> might possibly make it into the Wine distribution one day, what language(s) 
> and toolkit(s) would be acceptable to the Wine developers for that person to 
> use?  Or, of course, do you not forsee that happening?

It's up to Alexandre whether it goes in or not.

If you were to write such a thing, stick to C, Perl (standard kit only) 
and shell script.

Perhaps extend winecfg to have an "Install" panel that downloaded a list 
of applications known to work with Wine that could also be freely 


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