[Wine]dlls - still a newbie

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Sun Jan 2 20:10:47 CST 2005

Is this a potential resolution of the big 1.0 candidate bug? 


How exciting!

> On Sun, 2005-01-02 at 14:34 +0000, Mike Hearn wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Jan 2005 09:08:32 -0500, James E. LaBarre wrote:
> > Maybe someday the Wine programmers will be able to craft a "dummy" MSIE 
> > module, which will forward it's web page needs to your own preferred 
> > browser.  I suspect it will have to be a seperate plug-in, as it would 
> > probably prevent you from installing a *real* MSIE if you still wanted to.
> We already do. Many IE DLLs are cloned and the actual browser control will
> download and install the Mozilla ActiveX control automatically these days
> (I never actually tried it myself).
> The need for IE is lessening all the time, it's just that IE is so huge
> it's hard to notice because progress is slow.
> thanks -mike
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