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  1. Thank you. I had a look. The problem is that...

    Thank you. I had a look. The problem is that Windows seems to always use window-relative coordinates for the point where the files were dropped, but Wine uses screen-relative coordinates, and...
  2. Please describe that problem in detail, I want to...

    Please describe that problem in detail, I want to try and fix it.
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    Apart from the fact that, as someone mentioned,...

    Apart from the fact that, as someone mentioned, the Windows binaries/libraries make system calls to the Windows kernel, which Wine doesn't really have (though there is a small ntoskrnl.exe for copy...
  4. On the other hand, languages like Java that...

    On the other hand, languages like Java that already do array bounds checking, just need a JVM change to offload that to the CPU.
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    Code in a managed language like Java or .NET only...

    Code in a managed language like Java or .NET only has one ABI across all architectures and operating systems, and the runtime is the one worrying about that, not the application. API compatibility...
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    Actually you can blame Debian and Ubuntu for that...

    Actually you can blame Debian and Ubuntu for that particular pearl. Red Hat's distros have always used /lib and /lib64, Debian instead used "biarch" (/lib32 and /lib) for a while, then decided that...
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    Yes. But even if Btrfs doesn't die, Btrfs and its...

    Yes. But even if Btrfs doesn't die, Btrfs and its GPL licence puts other *nix systems in exactly the same position as ZFS is on Linux: they can use it, but they can't distribute it with their kernel....
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    It only hogs RAM (2GB per TB of disk storage) if...

    It only hogs RAM (2GB per TB of disk storage) if you use deduplication, doesn't it?
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    BSDs are not Solaris forks. Dual licensing?...

    BSDs are not Solaris forks.

    Dual licensing? ZFS source is now closed.

    I have to wonder, why does Oracle develop Btrfs, the main competitor to ZFS, while now keeping the source for ZFS version >...
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    FreeBSD has Linux emulation and Quake 3 for Linux...

    FreeBSD has Linux emulation and Quake 3 for Linux works in it, so there's a good chance these other games do too.
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    (Why didn't my post come through the first time...

    (Why didn't my post come through the first time around? Anyway...)

    On 23 November 2010 my patch to rename "Wine Core Exe" to "Wine Internet Explorer" was committed...
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    wincr@p...

    Codeweavers didn't write the file type association code, I did.

    If you are not using menu shortcuts and file type associations, then you're probably a power user typing stuff in a terminal, and...
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    How about: 1. Hardware test farm Construct...

    How about:

    1. Hardware test farm

    Construct a farm of thousands of machines with a wide variety of hardware, and every day, build the kernel head and run a battery of extensive tests (kernel...
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    1. Hardware test farm Hardware support...

    1. Hardware test farm

    Hardware support problems, and regressions, are numerous. The current system is to release a new version of (say) Ubuntu with minimal testing, then rely on bug reports from...
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