Microsoft genuine downloads looking for wine

Shachar Shemesh wine-devel at
Thu Feb 17 00:37:26 CST 2005

Jonathan Wilson wrote:

> I expect that the check program will be reverse engineered and cracked 
> to return "genuine" even for pirate copies in fairly short order.

Doesn't relate to us in any way. We are not pirates.

> Either that or the pirates will just grab the patches and circulate 
> them on the pirate sites anyway.

That one, unfortunately, I doubt. The patches are the least interesting 
thing for pirates. If pirates cared about keeping their machines secure, 
we would have all been at a much better position today.

Shachar Shemesh
Lingnu Open Source Consulting ltd.
Have you backed up today's work?

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