Wine: Can’t Live With It, Can’t Live Without It

Article Source LinuxInsider
May 18, 2009, 4:00 am

Wine may maketh glad the heart of man, as the saying goes, but when that man is a Linux geek, all bets are off. That’s at least one conclusion that could be drawn from a contentious two weeks or so on the Linux blogs following comments Mark Shuttleworth made at the Ubuntu Open Week workshop series over IRC late last month. The topic, indeed, was Wine; specifically, during a Q&A, Shuttleworth was asked which he thought was more important to Ubuntu’s success: native Linux ports, or Wine and Windows compatibility in general…