[GSoC] Merge winecfg and Control Panel
niu.tony.c.zhang at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 08:54:45 CDT 2011
OK, I was pretty busy the whole week last week, and didn't get any chance to
look into anything. But I cannot agree on this:
But all that aside, all changes that winecfg is doing are registry only
> changes. IMHO Wine doesn't need yet another program to writes something into
> registry. There are already two: regedit and reg.
Yes, there are already regedit and reg to change registry, but they are not
easy to use for regular users. Even a lot of Windows users don't know how to
modify registry through regedit, not to mention those Linux users who have
seldom, if ever, used Windows before.
I might be wrong on this, but according to my knowledge, most wine user just
want to use it as "easy" as in Windows, and certainly not many Windows users
mass with regedit that often -- that is why there is control panel.
I do think winecfg has its market, and to make it even better, I would like
to combine it into the control panel.
Tony (Chi Zhang)
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