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Re: gens License Check - Non-free

On Tue, 8 Jun 2004, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > The FSF's position here is well-known, but has some odd implications.  For
> > instance, if you write code that requires Windows libraries, it is a derivative
> > work of Windows, and thus Microsoft can at any time prohibit you from
> > distributing it.
> Bad example. There are two implementations of most of the significant
> win32 libraries - windows and wine. Anything which works on both is a
> derivative of neither.

So before Wine was created, anything which uses a Windows library was a
derivative of Windows?

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