Early wine history

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Wed Dec 19 00:26:15 CST 2007

winehq.org doesn't seem to have a link to the message
that launched the wine project, so I went looking.

The first message I found contemplating it was dated 1 Jun 1993,
Is that about the right estimate for Wine's birthday?

A roughly 1995 writeup about Wine is at
It has a screen shot of a game Pipe Dream running under
Wine.  I just checked; the game is still online at
and runs well on today's wine :-)

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