[lostwages] Remove winetools from download page

Vitaliy Margolen wine-patch at kievinfo.com
Tue Dec 20 16:23:33 CST 2005

I can't say how many people have come to #winehq with different problems
that were related to winetools. From what I could see, not a single
person who I talked to had winetools installed and had Wine programs
working properly. 

No one had IE6 working if it was installed with winetools. Not a single
person with program that required IE6 installed had their program working

In each case removing ~/.wine directory and using manual installation
method from appDB worked.

Thus removing it from the official download page is a wise choice. I'm we
will still get number of users on wine-users and #winehq with winetools
related problems. But at least we will stop spread of "bad habits".

Vitaliy Margolen

 Remove winetools from download page.
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-<h1><a name="binary"></a>3rd Party Tools</h1>
-<table width="95%" border=0 cellpadding=5 cellspacing=1 bgcolor="#EFEFEF">
-  <tr>
-    <td align=center bgcolor=black><b><font color=white class=small>Product</font></b></td>
-    <td align=center bgcolor=black><b><font color=white class=small>Description</font></b></td>
-  </tr>
-  <tr>
-    <td align=center bgcolor="#ffffff">
-      <a href="http://www.von-thadden.de/Joachim/WineTools/">
-        <img src="../images/distro/winetools.png" 
-         width="50" height="50" alt="Wine Tools" border="0">
-      </a>
-    </td>
-    <td align=left bgcolor="#ffffff">
-      <b><a href="http://www.von-thadden.de/Joachim/WineTools/">Wine Tools</a></b> - 
-      WineTools  is a menu driven installer for installing Windows programs.
-      This software lets you install the following Windows software: DCOM98, 
-      IE6, Windows Core Fonts, Windows System Software, Office &amp; Office Viewer, 
-      Adobe Photoshop 7, Illustrator 9 and many other programs. 
-      By <a href="http://www.von-thadden.de/Joachim/WineTools/">Joachim von Thadden</a>.
-    </td>
-  </tr>
 <h1><a name="commercial"></a>Commercial Wine Versions</h1>
 <table width="95%" border=0 cellpadding=5 cellspacing=1 bgcolor="#EFEFEF">

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