My two cents about winetools and the suggestions I read in Issue 308

Joachim von Thadden thadden at
Thu Mar 16 01:45:24 CST 2006

Am Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 10:48:06AM +0900 schrieb Mike McCormack:
> Philip V. Neves wrote:
> >Something that interfaces with the AppDB would be good. It would make 
> >things easier. I think, given the complaints given by the developers are 
> >also valid but so are the complaints made by the people trying to use 
> >the program and even the testers.  Most other projects don't need such 
> >tools but this one does given what its trying to accomplish and the 
> >complexity of whats being accomplished.  Besides even windows XP has a 
> >roll back feature now to fix problems. Why doesn't wine considering its 
> >attempting a bug for bug compatibility with windows. This would be a 
> >wise thing to implement just for sanities sake.
> IMO, the best thing for Wine would be to have a simple front end with a 
> list of freely downloadable applications that work "out of the box" with 
> no configuration changes.
> Click -> Download application -> Install -> Run

This is exactly what we try to have with the next version of WineTools.

	Joachim von Thadden
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