Wine 1.9.3 Adds More SM4 Instructions, JSON In JavaScript
Written by Michael Larabel in WINE on 5 February 2016 at 09:53 AM EST. 2 Comments
WINE --
Wine 1.9.3 is out today as the newest bi-weekly Wine development release.

Wine 1.9.3 continues the recent trend of implementing support for more Shader Model 4 (SM4) instructions. Wine 1.9.3 also updates its Gecko browser engine build, there is now JSON support for its JavaScript handling, more write support in WebServices, and more. In total there are 24 known bug-fixes with Wine 1.9.3.
- New version of the Gecko engine based on Firefox 44.
- JSON support in JavaScript.
- Improved line breaking in DirectWrite.
- Some more write support in WebServices.
- Still more Shader Model 4 instructions.
- Various bug fixes.
More details on Wine 1.9.3 can be found via WineHQ.org.

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