So long, and thanks for all the Wine!

Jim White jim at
Mon Apr 2 09:52:00 CDT 2007

Ben Hodgetts wrote:

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

Not if you're in the right part of the world:

"Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 21:20:56 -0700"


> 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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