May 22, 2001

Codeweavers invests in Wine development

Author: JT Smith

LinuxGram has a story about Codeweavers' efforts to kick-start the Wine development effort. "Wine's emergence, after years of a development process slow enough to make the Mozilla
program, three years late, look on time, is due to CodeWeavers, which is building its business on
Wine-based products.

CodeWeavers is using some of the $1.8 million in venture capital that it got last August to pay
developers to finish up Wine. CodeWeavers got $1.3 million of the $1.8 million from Linux Global
Partners, the New York operation that is supposed to negotiating the purchase of Corel's Linux


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