Re: Bug#147303: ITP: winex -- A DESCRIPTION
On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 06:54:36PM +0200, Ove Kaaven wrote:
> > > > If they simply change the license now to reflect their true
> > > > intentions, then that would be fine.
> > >
> > > There was a change in the license preamble in the WineX CVS about a week
> > > ago. Does it suffice?
> > Can you post it?
> Sure. (It seems possible that this change is so far only applied to the
> winex-2-0 branch, not to the main branch yet, but that's easy to fix)
> Index: LICENSE
> RCS file: /cvsroot/winex/wine/LICENSE,v
> retrieving revision 1.3
> retrieving revision 126.96.36.199
> diff -u -r1.3 -r188.8.131.52
> --- LICENSE 14 Apr 2002 00:18:21 -0000 1.3
> +++ LICENSE 29 May 2002 02:54:22 -0000 184.108.40.206
> @@ -1,7 +1,15 @@
> Source code and other software components explicitly identified as
> Copyright TransGaming Technologies Inc. is covered by the license
> below. Other source code and software components are covered by the
> -Wine license, found in the LICENSE.winehq file.
> +pre-March 1, 2002 Wine license, found in the LICENSE.winehq file.
> +Note that while this license does permit certain kinds of non-commercial
> +distribution of pre-compiled binary packages of WineX, doing so on a large
> +scale is discouraged, as it affects TransGaming's ability to continue
> +to improve and develop the code. TransGaming reserves the right to
> +change the license under which future code is made available, and will
> +not hesitate to do so if non-commercial distribution of pre-compiled
> +binary packages adversely affects the financing of continued development.
This merely reiterates the point that they have one license for real and one
Not that I give a damn, at least not enough to pursue it... I'm just
observing the bandwidth waste done by this thread :>
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