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I'm pretty new to Wine and I'm trying to use an IM client which is required for my work. When I hit 'Enter' to send a chat message, the characters indicating a new line are not being correctly interpreted. Here's a basic SYN-ACK between the two of us using this IM client:

His view (on Windows):

me: SYN!him: ACK!

My view (on Linux via Wine):

him: SYN!me: ACK!me: ACK!

Is there any way I can configure Wine to handle this correctly? Please note: this is a required application and I have no way to change its configuration.

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And this is why I don't pretend to be able to write my own protocols. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 26 '10 at 19:58
I updated this to be a little more specific: I'm not writing a chat client. The SYN-ACK is just to show what happens on each of our screens when we are communicating. – bedwyr Apr 26 '10 at 20:15
I understand. What I'm saying is that the IM client misimplemented a custom protocol. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Apr 26 '10 at 20:24
Ahh, gotcha. Sorry, I thought my question wasn't quite clear :) – bedwyr Apr 26 '10 at 20:26
Good question, but I might be inclined to try a different (linux native?) client that can interact properly with my coworkers... – DaveParillo Apr 27 '10 at 3:40

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