Keeping people from trying iTunes in Wine?

Dan Kegel dank at
Thu Sep 9 08:59:49 CDT 2010

Rosanne DiMesio <dimesio at> wrote:
>> Maybe we should detect the top ten apps that don't work
>> with Wine, and put up a warning dialog saying they are
>> known not to work, and people shouldn't try.
> Do you really want to prevent users from ever
> testing these apps in new versions of Wine,
> or trying to find workarounds?

No, I just want to give them fair warning
they're about to pound sand.  The dialog
would have a 'Never show this dialog again'
checkbox, and buttons for 'Give Up' and
'Full Speed Ahead, Damn The Torpedoes'.

> I do a fair amount of head-bashing myself, and I would find such a message patronizing and intrusive.

You would then check the checkbox and click
- Dan

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