Moving Forward in Ubuntu (Wine, Debian and Universe)

Scott James Remnant scott at
Sun Mar 13 11:04:50 CST 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-12 at 10:25 -0800, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 01:28:18AM -0800, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> > That sounds like a great idea.  The main issue with Debian was that they
> > really didn't HAVE a policy or decision-making authority for what to do
> > when a maintainer isn't making the best product possible, preferring
> > instead to defer to the maintainer's desires regardless of pesky things
> > like user complaints, lingering bugs, or unmet release schedules.
> > 
> > Frankly, I think one of these days we may want to consider moving Wine
> > into the supported section.  It's certainly an application users would
> > like to work easily and functionally, and I'd like to help move us
> > there.
> I'd very much like to see WINE move into supported, and perhaps even
> integrate it more closely with the desktop to ease the transition for users
> coming from Windows.
I agree; it'd be a great thing to have in main if well-maintained.

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?
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