Alexandre Julliard : wine_common_ver: Set company name to Microsoft, some apps check for that.

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Wed Mar 7 23:51:05 CST 2007

"Paul Chitescu" <paulc at> wrote:

> Ummm, isn't this legally dangerous? Stamping a piece of code with 
> Microsoft's name can be interpreted as counterfeiting.

Since obviously some app depends on that it should be deemed a reasonable
choice of action IMHO.

> Maybe a better choice would be to add a configure option 
> --with-company-name and let the users set it to... whatever...

A better choice would be to sue that company for tieing its product
to a monopolistic platform, but unfortunately we have no resources
for that.


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