Derek Broughton derek at
Sun Apr 5 12:21:39 UTC 2009

Justin wrote:

> "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 now.
> 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

I hate that stupid line.  It's an API layer that allows _Windows_ programs
to run in Linux.  By any normal definition of "emulator" it is one, and
even the Wine devs have recognized that by no longer insisting in its name
that it is not an emulator.

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