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wxWindows.org: wxWindows Project Changes Name to wxWidgets

Feb 24, 2004, 00:15 (14 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to SHiFT for this link. ]

"In September 2003, Microsoft approached Julian Smart to open discussions about the wxWindows name, in relation to the 'Windows' UK trademark owned by Microsoft. The result of these discussions can be summarised as follows.

"After a polite request from Microsoft, and a lot of thought on our part, we have decided to change the project's name to wxWidgets.

"Apologies to all wxWindows users, and developers of wxWindows-related projects, for the short-term discomfort caused by the name change..."

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