Wine license change

Dimitrie O. Paun dimi at
Wed Feb 6 18:51:04 CST 2002

On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, Joerg Mayer wrote:

> OK, when the last discussion was going on, I started out with the opinion
> that the change would be good and changed it to not so good, because if
> proprietary stuff that *is* part of the windows kernel (or drivers) needs
> to be implemented, this can't be done with an LGPLed wine. My final idea
> (which I never mailed) was, that maybe a X11-licensed kernel (including
> wineserver and driver emulation) and LGPLed dlls for the rest would be
> the best solution.

Yeah, that could work. But I still don't understand your objections about
the proprietary drivers: LGPL would work just fine with that. What's your


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