Wine 1.5.8 isn't too exciting, but being released on the eve of the United States' Independence Day is this latest development version. Key features include:
- More stream functionality in the C++ runtime.
- A number of Windows Codecs improvements.
- More WBEM classes and properties.
- Some HTML Help fixes.
- Support for printing fake italic fonts.
- Various bug fixes.
More information is available from the WineHQ.org announcement.
Some other recent Wine news was the fight over the Wine PulseAudio driver and new benchmarks of games under Wine.