[Fwd: WineTools is in need of some major house cleaning!]
tony.lambregts at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 21:08:01 CST 2006
Joachim von Thadden wrote:
I understand the goal of WineTools and I can see both sides of this issue but
for for some of us it really is frustrating because it makes our jobs harder.
> The purpose of WineTools is not to "undermine" and also it is, was and
> will never meant to be a "pure replacement of windows". And this is
> nowhere stated.
> To come to an end with this discussion I would suggest the following:
> - adding a list wine-winetools for WineTools users
This would be nice but who is supposed to host the mailing list. It could be
just a news group though.
> - adding a warning in the software and on the WineTools site that the
> usage of the software leads to undebuggable situations for
> developers, so no help from there can be expected
This would be good
> - changing the text in the download section according (there is already
> a note stating to use pure wine first)
This new note is confusing still (I will submit a better patch)
> - smoothly migrating the WineTools to pure Wine with as less as
> possible tweaking
There should be a way to do this. Making this list more prominant and updating
it when wine tools is not required would help.
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