[Wine] Is Wine use legal?

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 11:56:35 CDT 2012

On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 9:50 AM, az <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hello, is Wine use legal?
For what?  Normal usage is definitely legal as all Wine does is to
replicate the Windows API/ABI without using any of Microsoft's code
(and this has a long history of being legal)

> I have Windows XP Home OEM, and I emulate Windows XP on Wine, under Linux/Debian.

Use of Wine does not require a Microsoft license.  Use of Microsoft's
code may or may not require one.


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