quartz once again: was DEVENUM.DLL Implementation

Brian Vincent (C) VincentB at coppercolorado.com
Thu Jun 12 09:41:42 CDT 2003

> By the way, nobody ever knew *why* Hidenori asked to have his code
> The fact that it's due to legal issues with the code are only, as far as I
> know, rumors.

Not true, here's what Hidenori wrote (WWN #122):

"My all MultiMedia codes are completely written from scratch.
No disassembling.
I believe there are no legal issues.
But, I cannot warrant...
I should protect myself from
any potential problems now..."

"The main issues for me are
1) restrictions of EULA - some codes may be
  based on information from non-VS6.
  I don't want to battle with EULA.
2) afraid to many pending patents.
  I cannot check all patents...
and there are some other reasons I don't want to write..."

"So, finally, I decided to solicite Alexandre..."


He asked for it to be removed, I think Alexandre is right
in not distributing it.  I'm not sure Gav ever got permission
to redistribute with WineX.  The last thing I remember seeing
from him was they asked for permission but hadn't received a

Brian Vincent
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