Is Wine a platform for Codeweaver to make money?! Please help me understand.

Scott Ritchie scott at
Sun Apr 1 23:50:16 CDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-04-02 at 09:59 +1000,
nicholas.g.lawrence at wrote:
> > Sasan
> > ...but I think having the top most used windows
> > software working on Wine out of the box will do wonders for its
> > popularity
> Is popularity a desirable goal?
> Will increasing the number of users result in a
> benefit for the Wine project?
> nick

Yes.  Wine's development speed has roughly correlated with its user
base; popularity brings more bug reports, volunteers, and funding for
paid work.

Scott Ritchie

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