Justin eqisow at
Fri Apr 3 19:53:31 UTC 2009

"Wine Is Not an Emulator" was the original acronym, however that's no longer
official. The project has just been Wine (as opposed to WINE) for some time

Wine is a native implementation of the Win32 API and is therefore not an
emulator any more than the python (or any) libraries are,

/offtopic off

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 3:47 PM, Cybe R. Wizard
<cybe_r_wizard at>wrote:

> Carl Friis-Hansen <ubuntuuser at>  said:
> > I thought wine was short for Windows Emulator?
> I believe that WINE stands for, "Wine Is No Emulator."
> Cybe R. Wizard
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