So long, and thanks for all the Wine!

EA Durbin ead1234 at
Sun Apr 1 23:36:42 CDT 2007

I thought you were involved in the TiSP project?

>From: "Dan Kegel" <dank at>
>To: "wine-devel at" <wine-devel at>
>Subject: So long, and thanks for all the Wine!
>Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 21:20:56 -0700
>Wine was a fine dream, but come on, there's
>no way a bunch of volunteers could put together
>an emulator for a real operating system like Windows.
>Heck, after 14 years, Wine can't even run the
>average Visual Basic program!
>So I'm bowing to the inevitable, and
>have accepted a job with a popular operating system vendor
>working on fixing something called a "start menu"; I
>haven't heard the details yet, but it sounds very complex.
>They say I'll be leading a team of 50.
>If anyone's interested, please let me know;
>(I think the new start menu will be implemented in
>a mix of C# and VBScript for efficiency, so no C programmers
>need apply.)

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