Chinese optical character recognition

Fabian Cenedese Cenedese at
Mon Sep 15 02:34:24 CDT 2003

>I'm interested in getting a Chinese optical character recognition
>program to run under wine.  
>According to the web site, it may run on Windows 95 as well as the old
>Windows 3.  Is it therefore safe to assume that it will run under wine?
>Surely it should be able to handle anything that can run on Windows 3

Actually no. The problem is the scanner. Under Win3/9x you can access
any hardware directly which is forbidden in NT+ (and Linux as well). If the
program also runs on NT your chances are bigger. Additionally you need
a native Linux driver for your scanner which will be used by wine.

bye  Fabi

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