Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Comprising the new WINE release is support for activation contexts and side-by-side assemblies, more dgiplus functions, messaging support in crypt32.dll, HTTP protocol handling fixes, and lots of other bug fixes. The release announcement for WINE 0.9.42 can be read on WINE HQ.