[Bug 5463] ie6 installs now, but doesn't work...

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at codeweavers.com
Wed Jun 21 02:56:43 CDT 2006

"Peter Åstrand" <astrand at cendio.se> wrote:

>>> I would very much prefer is this bug could be left open until someone has
>>> managed to figure out what needs to be overridden to actually *run* IE.
>> I explained in the bug and will repeat here. Wine does not run windows. Wine
>> runs windows applications. That's the main goal. The ultimate goal is to run
> If you want to keep pretending that IE is "Windows", fine with me. In my
> world, IE is an application.

The problem is that Microsoft calls IE an "OS component" which implies that
it's a part of Windows. Vitaliy tried to explain it. That doesn't mean though
that Wine shouldn't be able to run IE.


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