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09-15-08, 06:24 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Vyper View Post
The point is that we shouldn't need to run under WINE. WINE introduces new overhead as it must emulate a Windows system, as well as the fact that WINE still has some stability issues, and sound delay (though it is much better than it once was).
Wine is a recursive acronym, standing for 'Wine Is Not an Emulator'.

Originally Posted by winehq.org
Wine is a translation layer (a program loader) capable of running Windows applications on Linux and other POSIX compatible operating systems. Windows programs running in Wine act as native programs would, running without the performance or memory usage penalties of an emulator, with a similar look and feel to other applications on your desktop.
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