Time for a Fork

Hetz Ben Hamo hetz at kde.org
Sat Feb 9 20:00:41 CST 2002


Disclaimer: I'm not a developer, etc.. ;)

from the original email that Jeremy wrote:

"Please privately let Alexandre (julliard at winehq.com) know what you
think, and then publicly respond to this thread as you feel

Maybe we should wait a day or 2 more - and then ask Alexandre about the votes 
- and then decide...



On Sunday 10 February 2002 03:42, Dan Kegel wrote:
> It seems clear to me that Wine is just like Unix:
> some people prefer a BSD license, and others prefer a GPL license.
> BSD can never convince Linux people to switch licenses, and vice versa.
> So be it.
> Rather than endlessly debate the issues, I suggest we simply agree
> on an amicable parting of ways.
> The current cvs tree and patch mailing lists would remain as is.
> A new LGPL-licensed tree and associated wine-lgpl-patches mailing list
> would be created to accept LGPL-licensed patches.
> This would put an end to a lot of bickering, and would let us
> see how the two license agreements work out in practice.
> Comments?
> - Dan

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