[Wine] Tmax Window(a propietary OS) using Wine?

Ben Klein shacklein at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 17:43:39 CDT 2009

2009/7/8 Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:43 PM, Ben Klein<shacklein at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/7/8 Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>:
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: nengad24 <wineforum-user at winehq.org>
>>> -- snip --
>>> Yesterday a korean company has released a new OS which is compatible
>>> with MS Windows Apps.
>>> -- snip --
>>> http://www.tmaxwindow.co.kr/
>>> If you want to have more Info, i point you to the ReactOS Forum,where
>>> a thread about this Company can be found.
>> Someone posted a cnet blog article about tmax to #winehq, but without
>> any real details or investigation, or someone more reputable than cnet
>> commenting on it, I personally dismissed it as "yet another localised,
>> doomed OS".
>> After reading the ReactOS thread linked in the original forwarded
>> mail, it looks like it's a blatant violation of GPL (and LGPL)
>> spanning many projects, and FSF's legal team should be alerted.
> As was already pointed out, unless it's certain that Wine's copyright
> is being infringed, that's a harsh step.
> First, it needs to be verified that Wine's license is being violated.
> Then, someone holding a copyright in Wine's source code needs to
> complain, since they have standing.
> --
> -Austin

It does look very suspicious. Someone mentioned that the mail client
looks exactly like Thunderbird, that the office suite looks exactly
like OpenOffice.org, and based on a comment I read about acid3 test
support, the browser is almost certainly webkit-based ...

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