Policy regarding 3rd party "windows" distributions and winetest

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Sun Jan 30 12:27:34 CST 2011

On 1/30/11 9:02 AM, GOUJON Alexandre wrote:
> On 01/30/2011 04:47 PM, James McKenzie wrote:
>> On 1/27/11 7:04 PM, Dan Kegel wrote:
>>> I suspect that we should discourage people from submitting
>>> winetest results from 3rd party repackagings of Microsoft Windows,
>>> e.g. http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4254053/MicroXP_v0.82_-_eXPerience
>>> Agreed?
>> +1.  And that is a pirate version of Windows anyway.
> I don't see the point ...
> I mean, yeah it's not legal, it's bad and what you want but what about 
> if they provide results that differ from the daily bot results ?
> Do you think this 'stripped' version can cause failures that would not 
> happen on real windows ?
> Should we ignore these results ?
I think Dan Kegel does not want them in the Winetest list.  I'll defer 
to AJ as to what HE wants.

I was just pointing out that this is legal to use in the United States 
and most other countries where Microsoft has enforceable copyrights.

James McKenzie

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