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Re: transgaming.com have some balls



You must have misunderstood me, Jon. The point i was trying to make was that transgaming is charging five dollars a month for upgrades for underdeveloped software. (sound familiar-"microsoft").


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Subject: Re: transgaming.com have some balls
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 07:59:16 -0500 (CDT)

This is another case of someone (jack) thinking that Open Source equals
Free.

Jon
President
The KnowHow Network


On Fri, 5 Jul 2002, Thomas Dodd wrote:


>
>
> jack jones wrote:
>
> >Due to the fact that all linux OS is opensource, I don't see why companies
> >like transgaming have the audacity to charge $ for winex, because if it
> >wasn't for the open source movement they wouldn't have a chance to cheat,
> >lie, and steal like microsoft does. So due to the fact that transgaming is
> >the only provider to offer technology (not even a good technology) to linux
> >users who want to play direct x games on their linux systems, i am forced to
> >revert to Windows and be a microsoft slave for the time being.
> >
>
> I know the transgamming guys. They are a good bunch.
> Why do you not mind buying Microsoft's "OS" but you don't
> want to buy WineX?
>
> TG has contributed a lot of code to the WINE project.
> Read the about us pages. It explains who they are
> and why they are doing what they do.
>
> You can buy a game, like TheSims, for linux which will have the
> WineX binaries with it.
> You can also download the WineX CVS tree and build it.
> You can join the devel team for wine, www.winehq.com
>
> Notice codeweavers.com does something similar with
> CrosoverOffice. Lindows.com is basing a whole distro
> and WINE, and selling it. What's wrong with making money
> on opensource code?
>
> -Thomas
>
>
>
>
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