Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jan 2010 16:06 UTC, submitted by fireball
ReactOS The ReactOS project aims to be an open source Windows NT-compatible operating system which can run Windows applications and utilise Windows drivers. Obviously, this is quite a daunting task, and as such, progress has been relatively slow. As a result, project coordinator and kernel developer Aleksey Bragin has proposed a rather drastic solution.
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Wine for Windows
by geleto on Mon 18th Jan 2010 17:32 UTC
geleto
Member since:
2005-07-06

There's some effort underway to run Wine on Windows:
http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOnWindows
Wine on Windows and ARWINSS share the same plan - use the Wine's userland stuff on top of the ReactOS/WinNT kernel and drivers without needing NT kernel emulation.
I am surprised this wasn't the ReactOS plan from the very beginning.

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RE: Wine for Windows
by fireball on Mon 18th Jan 2010 17:40 in reply to "Wine for Windows"
fireball Member since:
2006-07-15

There's some effort underway to run Wine on Windows: http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOnWindows Wine on Windows and ARWINSS share the same plan - use the Wine's userland stuff on top of the ReactOS/WinNT kernel and drivers without needing NT kernel emulation.

Yes, I researched all possible options and tried to contact people who was interested, but that seemed to have been totally abandoned. You're right, Arwinss hs actually almost the same goals, and could be used same way.

I am surprised this wasn't the ReactOS plan from the very beginning.

Better late than never ;)

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