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
- 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.