[Wine] Legal Issues
rwoodsmall at mac.com
Sat Dec 26 13:33:38 CST 2009
> Please clarify clean rooming. If my definitions are wrong or lacking, I would greatly appreciate corrections. I'm a little confused though. How do you prove that you haven't ever looked at the source code of the program you're black boxing?
Information on clean room/black box development is available online. Maybe try Wikipedia:
> BTW, isn't Direct3D proprietary? I'm just wondering why it's incorporated into Wine.
All of the Windows API is proprietary to Microsoft. Wine is a free software (as in capital 'F' Free)/open source reimplementation of the API.
You're just trolling at this point. You should ask the ReactOS folks about looking at source code and debugged/disassembled programs. The Wine project simply doesn't allow that kind of behavior, which is why component tests and conformance across platforms are so critical:
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