wxWindows.org: wxWindows Project Changes Name to wxWidgets
Feb 24, 2004, 00:15 (14 Talkback[s])
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"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
"Apologies to all wxWindows users, and developers of
wxWindows-related projects, for the short-term discomfort caused by
the name change..."