Wine license change

Sean Farley scf at
Wed Feb 13 16:19:50 CST 2002

On Wed, 13 Feb 2002 09:20, Dan Kegel wrote:

> Intellectual-property-oriented businesses might not be so happy
> philosophically with the LGPL, but if you believe the arguments of
> Patrik and Roger from Dec 18th or so, which say the LGPL is powerless
> to prevent companies from linking in proprietary extensions, they
> ought to be able to cope.

If this is true, why change the license?  The proposal to change the
license sited that the LGPL would prevent this.  Since it does not
appear that it can, there is no reason to change what is working just

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