October 19, 2003
Linux can use Windows drivers shock
It can be said then that desktop applications are now a commodity, also Win32 application emulation has reached maturity -with products like CrossOver Office running the Vole's Windows Office crown jewels seamlessly on another OS. So, what is the "final frontier" in emulation technology?. Yes, you the little guy in the back, you guessed right: device drivers.Device drivers is an area where emulation was until recently considered "out of the question": writing native code was the only solution. Not anymore.