Dr. Seuss, licensing, and WINE

Brett Glass brett at lariat.org
Fri Feb 8 16:52:42 CST 2002

At 02:10 PM 2/8/2002, Roland wrote:

>Just want to add why it is in the interest of the Company to contribute code back: this is to prevent the codebases from drifting away too much. If this happens, the company will no longer be able to benefit from the Open Wine codebase...

Very true! The work of re-integrating changes into each version
becomes more and more difficult over time. It's really only worth
it for a vendor NOT to contribute code if it's for a major
value-added feature that's necessary to sell the product.


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