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  CrossOver Brings QuickTime Movies to Linux: Part 1
Subject:   Well done Apple
Date:   2001-09-09 13:09:46
From:   ppesci
I'm an Linux and MacOS user and realy believe that Aplle will shine in Open Source too.

There will be a PowerPC version of CrossOver?

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  • Derrick Story photo Well done Apple
    2001-09-09 22:51:33  Derrick Story | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

    If i understand your question correctly, then you are talking about porting Windows apps to your PowerPC Mac. If that's the case, then look at Virtual PC from Connectix. It's a terrific Windows virtual environment on the Mac, and it's really impressive.
    • Well done Apple
      2001-09-10 09:58:22  halliday [View]

      Actually, Derrick, I expect he is referring to getting QuickTime running on a PowerPC version of Linux.

      Unfortunately, Wine cannot run this way upon anything other than x86 compatible processors. Therefore, either a true emulator would have to be used, or a port of the Mac APIs (similar to Wine's port of the Windows APIs) would need to be created (or an actual port of QuickTime, which, incidentally, would, essentially, amount to the same thing).