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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 533
02-22-2010, 03:26 AM
Originally Posted by coderanger
The Z drive being magically mapped onto an alien FS sounds pretty virtualized to me ;-)
If you think about it, that's kinda the opposite. A virtualised system is one which is separate from the host, pretending to be a real machine, and unable to act like a process on the host. Wine gives applications direct access to the host (in fact you can call native unix libraries with a little hackery), and its filesystem.