Clarification on my call for license change
diwalker at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 15 13:45:13 CST 2002
Jeremy White wrote:
> We've already discussed the concern with the InstallShield
> related patches of Transgaming; I won't belabor
> that now. But doesn't it bother anyone else that
> Marcus spent 5 weeks redoing work that they already had?
> Wouldn't you rather be able to better play Monkey Island instead?
Wine is a _re_implementation .. 90% of the code we write is double
work, triple work sometimes .. It doesn't bother me that we had to
rewrite something, since after all that is what we do.. Wouldn't we have
it easy is Microsoft would just release their source? The real question
is, if Wine was GPL'd would TransGaming have written the DCOM code in
the first place?
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