Re: If Linux is to succeed

Bryn Paul Arnold Jones (
Sat, 25 Jan 1997 22:07:19 +0000 (GMT)

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 for linking with windows

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