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== Poor writing ==
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Throughout the article, I see: a lack of grammar, repetitive or overly verbose statements, and overuse of the [note] tag.  Anyone else want to correct this? [[User:T1nk3r3r|T1nk3r3r]] ([[User talk:T1nk3r3r|talk]]) 22:23, 17 July 2012 (UTC)
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: Going to edit 'architectural differences' soon.  Too much information that is already stated elsewhere.  Not sure it even requires its own subheading. [[User:T1nk3r3r|T1nk3r3r]] ([[User talk:T1nk3r3r|talk]]) 02:49, 18 July 2012 (UTC)
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"A win64 WINEARCH is meant to be able to run 32-bit Windows applications as well as 64-bit ones."
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Not necessarily. From Wine64 page: "There are still some pointer to int32 casts that need to be fixed. Most of these issue an appropriate warning. " [[User:T1nk3r3r|T1nk3r3r]] ([[User talk:T1nk3r3r|talk]]) 04:43, 18 July 2012 (UTC)
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Yup, feel free to add that note. --[[User:Svenstaro|Svenstaro]] 12:24, 20 January 2012 (EST)
 
Yup, feel free to add that note. --[[User:Svenstaro|Svenstaro]] 12:24, 20 January 2012 (EST)
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I have to wonder why the Arch packagers activate WoW64 at all.  I might fathom some security benefit?  I would think any competent linux user that has a 64-bit Windows app knows to compile from source(and from git).  As easy as: {{ic| make configure --enable-win64 && make && make install}}. As far as I can tell from WineHQ: Wine WoW64 support is workable, but further work is low priority. [[User:T1nk3r3r|T1nk3r3r]] ([[User talk:T1nk3r3r|talk]]) 08:21, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

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Poor writing

Throughout the article, I see: a lack of grammar, repetitive or overly verbose statements, and overuse of the [note] tag. Anyone else want to correct this? T1nk3r3r (talk) 22:23, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

Going to edit 'architectural differences' soon. Too much information that is already stated elsewhere. Not sure it even requires its own subheading. T1nk3r3r (talk) 02:49, 18 July 2012 (UTC)

"A win64 WINEARCH is meant to be able to run 32-bit Windows applications as well as 64-bit ones."

Not necessarily. From Wine64 page: "There are still some pointer to int32 casts that need to be fixed. Most of these issue an appropriate warning. " T1nk3r3r (talk) 04:43, 18 July 2012 (UTC)

WINEARCH=win32

Wine seems to treat empty folders as win64 prefix folders, making it confusing to create win32 prefixes in empty folders. It gives the error [wine: WINEARCH set to win32 but '/home/wine/photoshop' is a 64-bit installation]. Perhaps we should add a note about this? See this bugreport http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29661 -- JKAbrams 14:35, 20 Jan 2012 (EDT)

Yup, feel free to add that note. --Svenstaro 12:24, 20 January 2012 (EST)

I have to wonder why the Arch packagers activate WoW64 at all. I might fathom some security benefit? I would think any competent linux user that has a 64-bit Windows app knows to compile from source(and from git). As easy as: make configure --enable-win64 && make && make install. As far as I can tell from WineHQ: Wine WoW64 support is workable, but further work is low priority. T1nk3r3r (talk) 08:21, 31 July 2012 (UTC)