An anonymous reader writes "After evolving over 15 years to get to 1.0, a mere 2 years later and Wine 1.2 is just about here. There have been many many improvements and plenty of new features added. Listing just a few (doing no justice to the complete change set)
— Many new toolbar icons.
— Support for alpha blending in image lists.
— Much more complete shader assembler.
— Support for Arabic font shaping and joining.
— A number of fixes for video rendering.
— Font anti-aliasing configuration through fontconfig.
— Improved handling of desktop link files.