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Builder UK: Wine Development Stifled by Software Patent

May 13, 2005, 19:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"Developers on the Windows compatibility project Wine have been forced to abandon an important feature due to the existence of a Borland patent.

"The open source project Wine allows you to run unmodified Windows programs on Linux through a binary compatibility layer. It also allows you to compile Windows applications to create a Linux binary through a tool called Winelib..."

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