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Re: gens License Check - Non-free

Ken Arromdee wrote:
> 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?


- Josh Triplett

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