Tainted code in User32?

Abby Ricart aricart at rochester.rr.com
Sat May 29 18:21:28 CDT 2004

> "However, disassembling NT implementation (WIN32K.SYS) reveals
> that........."
> Does this not violate a clean rooming the implementation? The ReactOS
> code is a derived work of the Wine code in the case and if soon then we
> have to remove it.

Whoa! Slow down there John Wayne! Disassembly is another healthy part of 
reverse engineering. And without reverse engineering, you wouldn't have the 
beautiful thing known as WINE here before you. There were no algorithms 
lifted from the Windows "code", just the discovery of some undocumented 

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