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LinuxPlanet: The Many Faces of Wine: Realities of Open Source and Business

May 15, 2002, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dee-Ann LeBlanc)

"Open source advocates spend a lot of time trying to convince people that open source and business can actually go hand in hand. Unfortunately, the idea of giving things away while making a profit really doesn't mesh for a lot of people, and so it behooves us in the community to put our money where our mouths are and show that what we espouse can actually be done..."

"One area where open source and business not only merge, but actually weave in and out amongst one another, is the Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) project, hosted at www.winehq.org. Wine at various times has been developed in conjunction with Corel Corporation, CodeWeavers, Lindows.com Incorporated, and TransGaming Technologies..."

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