[Bug 657] MFC42.dll is not implemented

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Fri Sep 3 23:56:21 CDT 2010


--- Comment #65 from Thomas Spear <Speeddymon at gmail.com> 2010-09-03 23:56:20 CDT ---
Publicly available does not mean free to use by anyone for any purpose,
however. GPL code can and does get "stolen", by way of someone using code and
not posting their modifications to the public; and the "thieves" can and
often-times do get prosecuted -successfully- after refusing to release their

Same goes for publicly available non-GPL code. If the license forbids it, but
someone reads it and then builds or helps build a wine builtin mfc*.dll, and
microsoft sees that code in the wine tree, then wine as a whole is in deep

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