Linked by David Adams on Fri 18th Jun 2010 19:17 UTC
Linux Linux Magazine has a profile of Daniel Fore and the Elementary project. Elementary is a Linux distro that's committed to a clean and simple user experience, but it's more than a distro - it's actually a multi-pronged effort to make improvements to the user experience for a whole ecosystem of components, including icons, a GTK theme, Midori improvements, Nautilus, and even Firefox. The work that elementary is doing isn't limited to their own distro, and some of their work is available in current, and perhaps future, Ubuntu releases. The results are really striking, and I think it's probably the handsomest Linux UI I've ever seen.
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RE[7]: OMG that looks GOOD!
by chris_l on Sat 19th Jun 2010 17:20 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: OMG that looks GOOD!"
chris_l
Member since:
2010-02-14

Finally, let's not be so fussy about a name. I've seen names like "Windows" or "Apache" applied to software products. ;-)

Yes, let's *DO* be so fussy about a name when idiots like yourself try applying the *WRONG* definitions to the item in question.

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RE[8]: OMG that looks GOOD!
by adamk on Sat 19th Jun 2010 17:49 in reply to "RE[7]: OMG that looks GOOD!"
adamk Member since:
2005-07-08

Do you actually have a valid argument for why wine is not an emulator, or can you only handle name calling?

Adam

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RE[9]: OMG that looks GOOD!
by Neolander on Sat 19th Jun 2010 19:28 in reply to "RE[8]: OMG that looks GOOD!"
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2010-03-08

Do you actually have a valid argument for why wine is not an emulator, or can you only handle name calling?

Adam

As someone already said, Wine is not an emulator because it doesn't emulate a full windows machine, it just provides a translation of Windows' system and API calls into equivalent linux ones. This results in much better overall performance at the expense of slower startup times.

Edited 2010-06-19 19:29 UTC

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