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Wine 1.3.29 Plays Better With VB Script, X Render

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Published on 24 September 2011 04:50 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE
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It's time for another bi-weekly development release of Wine... This new release, Wine 1.3.29, has noteworthy changes when it comes to Visual Basic Script (VBScript) and X Render support.

The official 1.3.29 release announcement mentions the following prominent changes.

- Extensive support for VBScript.
- Various improvements to the calendar common control.
- A number of XRender fixes and optimizations.
- Several new functions in the MSVCP runtime.
- A number of audio fixes.
- DirectDraw cleanups.
- Various bug fixes.

The bug fixes and other work found in the Wine 1.3.29 development build can found at WineHQ.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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