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Old 02-01-2009, 11:30 AM   #1
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LXer: Common Wine Myths


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Wine is one of the best known, but least understood open source projects. It is a mystic application that everyone knows about, many use, but few truly understand. Reading forum posts, blog entries and tutorials about Wine show that Wine is surrounded by many myths and half truths. In this article, we will attempt to clear up some of the misconceptions about the project.

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Old 02-01-2009, 01:00 PM   #2
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Some of these myths don't really seem to be all that common.....
 
Old 02-01-2009, 01:59 PM   #3
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Yeah, the comments made on there suggest the same ... these are not myths, I think they made them up.
 
Old 02-01-2009, 03:03 PM   #4
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Maybe it's stuff that only the writer believes but is hoping to popularise?
 
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Not a myth:
You can get worse hangovers from red than white.
 
Old 02-02-2009, 08:31 AM   #6
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Not a myth:
You can get worse hangovers from red than white.
lol, well then someone should fork wine, and make a white wine version. Or I guess some of these helper programs might qualify ... transmuting red into white:
http://wiki.winehq.org/ThirdPartyApplications

There's also some "myths" here, and many of them coincide, so I don't see why a separate article had to be made:
http://winehq.org/myths
 
  


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