Vijay Kiran Kamuju
infyquest at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 21:31:29 CST 2007
On Dec 3, 2007 5:02 AM, James Hawkins <truiken at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2007 5:22 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> > Hey Louis,
> > Focht is using a pseudonym, and I believe it's Wine policy to
> > not accept patches without real names.
> > His patches should be used as guides only,
> > and should not be reposted to wine-patches,
> > until such time as he decloaks. If he doesn't
> > want to decloak, I think we can't use his patches.
> > I rather wish he would avoid attach patches to
> > bugs, as it tempts people into submitting them
> > as you have done, which is a waste of effort given
> > Wine's policy. But I greatly value his ability to
> > describe where and how Wine is wrong.
> > - Dan
> There's also the issue that Focht disassembles native Windows
> binaries, and as such, no patches from him will be accepted. I agree,
> he needs to stop posting patches to wine-bugs, as those patches are
> tainted and can be used against us in a legal situation.
I dont think thats a good idea, asking someone not to post
fixes/patches to wine-bugs.
Its upon the users to test his ideas, we may not incorporate his
patches into the main tree.
But his patches help us understand where the problem lies and how to
Its better that He/We post a disclaimer that the patch is for
informative and testing purposes.
And that they may not be included in main tree, but can be used upon
so that wine itself may not be held responsible, in case of any legal threat.
> James Hawkins
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