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SubjectRe: If Linux is to succeed
On Sat, 25 Jan 1997, W. Reilly Cooley wrote:

>
> I think perhaps you are missing the point about supporting the Windows
> APIs and such. The idea is not to incorporate this into the primary
> development environment, but to make it easy for the multitudinous
> Windows apps to be ported to Linux (or UN*X in general). Linux would be
> a much more appealing target platform for professional developers if it
> required little more than a new-line conversion (for readability), a
> re-make, and a modicum of debugging. Of course, these things always seem
> kludgy and I doubt if it would ever work properly.
>

Hmm, wine can be made to provide a libwine.so.1.0 for linking with windows
source.
Bryn
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