Just out of curiousity: what wine code and what reactos code were you looking at, that you come to this conclusion?
yardkarter...@gmail.com schrieb: > Hyperion is riht here; take a look at WINE code then look at ros...WINE > appears much more professional than ros code. Good luck aleksey. > ------Original Message------ > From: KJK::Hyperion > Sender: ros-dev-boun...@reactos.org > To: ReactOS Development List > ReplyTo: ReactOS Development List > Subject: Re: [ros-dev] Arwinss > Sent: Jul 20, 2009 8:47 AM > > Timo Kreuzer wrote: > >> Wine emulates the kernel through a server. Of cause we don't use it, >> because it has a totally different design. >> > > Says who? So far, and only counting official implementations, Win32 has > been implemented as: > - a shared-memory user mode subsystem (Windows 95, 98) > - a RPC user mode subsystem (Windows NT 3) > - a kernel mode subsystem (Windows NT 4 and later) > - ??? (Windows CE) > > >> We have an NT kernel and >> every kernel developer would eat me alive if I tried to put a single >> line of wine code into our kernel. It's considered crap there. >> > > Wine code has to pass quality reviews and test suites. ReactOS code only > has to pass the warmth-and-fuzziness test. Wine can prove their code is > right, ReactOS is based on code that feels right > > The idea that Wine code is better than ReactOS code really needs to die. > Compared to theirs, our code is sloppy, highly unprofessional and often > inexplicable. We copy the form but tend to completely miss the intent. > Wine development is test-driven and entirely based on intent and end > results, while our development model is, apparently, to dick around in > our spare time pretending we work at Microsoft > > >> How do you expect display drivers to work at all? >> > > NT display drivers used to run in user mode with the same identical API, > and probably the same ABI. I'm sure Aleksey will do just fine > > >> More hacks on top of the huge pile of hacks? And how do you deal with >> missing functionality in wine code? Shove more code in there? Or ignore >> it, like if wine doesn't need it, we also don't need it? Or again fork >> the code? >> > > I would sell my mother to Carthage for even a fraction of the kind of > application support that Wine enjoys, thank you. My only gripe with > arwinss is that Aleksey beat me to the first landmark controversial side > project > _______________________________________________ > Ros-dev mailing list > Rosemail@example.com > http://www.reactos.org/mailman/listinfo/ros-dev > > > Sent on the SprintŽ Now Network from my BlackBerryŽ > > _______________________________________________ > Ros-dev mailing list > Rosfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://www.reactos.org/mailman/listinfo/ros-dev > >
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