February 22, 2005

Microsoft vs. Wine: Deja Vu on the FUD Front

Who does Microsoft think it's kidding?

Microsoft's forthcoming Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) program breaks Wine, an open-source implementation of the Windows API (applications program interface) that runs on x86 Linux and Unix OSes like Solaris and FreeBSD. In layman's terms, it means you can use Wine to run some Windows applications on Unix, rather than on a Windows machine.

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