So long, and thanks for all the Wine!

Ben Hodgetts ben at
Mon Apr 2 05:10:33 CDT 2007

Although if it is an April fools he was a bit late...
"Delivery-date: Mon, 02 Apr 2007 04:20:06 +0000"

Ben H.

Dan Kegel wrote:
> 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.)
> Cheers,
> Dan

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