WineHQ should discourage the use of cracks

Dan Kegel dank at
Tue Mar 4 07:01:17 CST 2008

Roderick Colenbrander <thunderbird2k at> wrote:
>  I believe that here in Europe a crack doesn't have
> to be illegal. We should fix copy protection support
> but it is not trivial at all... Most games really don't work without a crack. ...
> Limiting apps with cracks to bronze is a bit hard in my opinion.

Hard it may be, but  WineHQ cannot be in a position of encouraging
unlawful behavior in the lawsuit-happy and copyright-holder-friendly
country in which a large number of its developers live and work.

Can we at least agree that needing a crack disqualifies
the app from gold status?

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