How should we handle Mac users visiting

Rosanne DiMesio dimesio at
Tue Aug 4 08:11:58 CDT 2009

On Mon, 03 Aug 2009 23:34:59 -0700
Scott Ritchie <scott at> wrote:

> My suggestion is we do our best to explain the current situation to Mac
> users.  Provide an Apple "download" that actually links to the wiki
> page, and have the wiki be up front about how it's harder to install
> Wine on OS X than Linux because we don't have a volunteer making binary
> packages.  Maybe some will take the hint and go buy Crossover, maybe
> some will go ahead and try the instructions but get less frustrated, and
> maybe someone will step forward and provide packages.
> At the moment, though, we leave them confused until Google tells them to
> go to the wiki page.

The FAQ does have an Apple section, but there's currently only one item in it. It would be helpful if someone who knows Macs would expand/update it. 

Rosanne DiMesio <dimesio at>

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