Clarification on my call for license change
marcus at jet.franken.de
Sat Feb 16 03:11:48 CST 2002
On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 08:03:16PM -0600, Sean Farley wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Feb 2002 16:48, Francois Gouget wrote:
> > On Fri, 15 Feb 2002, Daniel Walker wrote:
> > [...]
> > > Wine is a _re_implementation .. 90% of the code we write is double
> > > work, triple work sometimes .. It doesn't bother me that we had to
> > > rewrite something, since after all that is what we do.. Wouldn't we have
> > > it easy is Microsoft would just release their source? The real question
> > > is, if Wine was GPL'd would TransGaming have written the DCOM code in
> > > the first place?
> > No, the real question is whether Transgaming would have written the
> > DCOM code if CodeWeavers had not released its typelib code in the first
> > place.
> Would CodeWeavers have written its typelib code if others had not
> created Wine? No. Wine was not written originally for financial gain,
> was it? If people make money off of something I do for free without
> desire of capitalizing on it, I do not see a problem.
Actually you just can read up on earlier debates on google:
Interesting is the year 1996 and this thread I think:
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