Death to win9x?

Paul Vriens at
Tue Nov 30 13:59:23 CST 2010

On 11/30/2010 08:53 PM, Eric Durbin wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 12:17 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at
> <mailto:dank at>> wrote:
>     I'm all for removing stuff that nobody needs anymore.  I imagine there
>     are still a few popular older apps that will force us to keep some old
>     win9x behaviors around, though, so we probably won't be able
>     to remove the 'emulate win98' choice from winecfg any time soon.
> Windows 7 still offers a compatibility mode back to Windows 95 in a
> program/shortcut's properties. I don't think wine should remove this.

I think the first (only?) thing we should discuss right now is whether 
we should stop running our test-suite on Win9x/WinME.

The little bits and pieces we have in our code should stay as we 
probably need that to cope with old apps that expect a different behavior.



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