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Old 05-25-2009, 08:31 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Iare Tosevite View Post
Wine actually does not emulate windows. It just provides API functionality same as windows. It may be implemented differently, causing issues.

In fact its name points it out... Wine Is Not Emulator. Yes, it is regressive name. ;)
Wrong. Wine emulates the Win 32 API.

Its original name was WINdows Emulator.

They changed it because some people got confused between HW and SW emulation.

The clue is also that it originally was in the emulator newsgroups.

There is lots to google but trust me.

The term "emulate" does not mean "perfect" in any way and you are right that the WINE does not work with Desktop Manager but more surprisingly runnign real Windows under VMWare or Virtualbox still does not work for updating SW on the Storm.
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