Wine license change

James jas88 at
Mon Feb 11 11:52:07 CST 2002

On Monday 11 February 2002 5:25 pm, John Alvord wrote:

> At the time, I remember that IBM wanted to use the Apache code in
> products. The Apache group only agreed under the condition that IBM
> "paid" by giving back source code changes. That has led to a history
> of cooperation.

IBM was already allowed to do what they have done without any negotiation 
with the Apache group - so why would either side wish to negotiate a more 
restrictive license for IBM than they have for every other entity on earth, 
including Microsoft?


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