namespace protection compatible with the OSD?

Dave J Woolley david.woolley at
Thu Apr 19 10:34:01 UTC 2001

> From:	phil hunt [SMTP:philh at]
> I hope this is not the case. I wouldn't like Microsoft to have the ability
> to suppress WINE because it uses the Windows API.
[DJW:]  They are attempting to achieve something
similar for MS Office products.  The MSDN Library
licence forbids the use of the file format documentation
for Word, etc., for what I interpret to
- software that does not run on Windows;
- software that attempts to compete with MS Office.

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