[Wine] IE6 + Office2003 in same wine instance?

Scott Serr serrs at theserrs.net
Wed May 28 12:06:41 CDT 2008

Scott Serr wrote:
> It seems as though both ies4linux and CrossOver force you to have a 
> "win98" wine instance (bottle?).  But Office 2003 only seems to work 
> on win2000 instance and up.
> Can someone confirm this?
> What would be great -- if both of these apps could get together for 
> the nasty ActiveX stuff.  Sharepoint I guess requires all this for 
> it's fully operational (non-degraded) usage.
> Does anyone use Sharepoint from Wine?  How?  Non-degraded?
> Thanks!

I assume that if IE6 is in a .wine.win98 prefix and Office is in a 
.wine.2000 prefix, that IE can't launch "Office" ActiveX controls.  Tell 
me if this is not true please.

So I guess for the best SharePoint integration IE6 + an older Office 2000?

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