Re: If Linux is to succeed

Marko Sepp (
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 14:25:45 +0200 (GFT Standard Time)

At 13:03 24.1.1997 +0000, you wrote:

>> There's WINE in development stage currently, which is suposed to run
Windows 3.1
>> and at some point Win95 apps. Some 90% of API calls get translated currently.
>> Marko
>Unfortunately, 90% of windows applications use some of the 10% of calls
>that are not covered. What is the problem with these? Wine has been at
>the slightly better than useless stage for a long while because of this
>and hasn't moved.

It says in the FAQ that those 10% of calls that are left will take the 90% of
the _TOTAL_ development time. I guess the easiest were implemented first.
So multiply the time spent so far with 9 :-)