quartz once again: was DEVENUM.DLL Implementation

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at redhat.de
Thu Jun 12 05:22:00 CDT 2003

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 11:46:28AM +0000, Mark Hannessen wrote:
> >Well, if you want to start work on Quartz, feel free to do it, you would be
> >our saviour (to all the gamerz out there who cannot have intro / cutscene
> >movies due to the missing Quartz stuff in Wine).
> quartz was already was in wine once.
> but was removed from wine because of legal issues.
> that is, the author feared it was not legal and demanded it to be removed.
> transgaming is still using it in WineX and it's LGPL code so you if you really 
Yes, and that's because they are accepting the risk that somebody will
sue them.

> need it you can just copy it from their cvs tree.
> still i think it would be nice to have quarz in wine so i have been thinking 
> about this one for some time.
> but what makes you think writing a new one is not going to have legal issues?
It wasn't pulled out because of legal issues, it was pulled out because
the author feared legal issues and asked Alexandre to remove it. And
Alexandre respects that wish and wont accept the same code back in.
New code will be accept.


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