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Wine 1.3.34 Supports Bytecode In JavaScript

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Published on 02 December 2011 05:02 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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There's a new release of Wine with some interesting changes.

Wine 1.3.34 is the latest bi-weekly development build of this open-source software that allows Microsoft Windows binaries to be run under Linux and other operating systems. Key features in Wine 1.3.34 are listed below, per the WineHQ.org listing.

- Bytecode support in JavaScript.
- Support for gradients in the DIB engine.
- A number of Uniscribe improvements.
- Fixes for DirectDraw mode switching.
- A few more MSVC runtime functions.
- Various bug fixes.

Meanwhile it's still looking like the Wine 1.4 release will happen in the first half of 2012.

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