[fpc-devel]Watcom is available

XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz
Thu Oct 4 22:00:01 CEST 2001

From:           	Self <XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz>
To:             	fpc-devel at deadlock.et.tudelft.nl
Subject:        	Re: [fpc-devel]Watcom is available
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Date sent:      	Sun, 30 Sep 2001 21:56:05 +0200

   Hello again,

> > Today I found that Watcom C/C++ and Fortran are available for free
> > downloads from http://www.openwatcom.org/download.html. They can
> > contain good replacements for currently used in FPC binutils (That
> > could be important first for OS/2 port: now it has a chance to
> > became free from EMX!).
>  yes, I got the news from OpenWatcom announcement list as well. It's
> definitely interesting, but the way might not be as straightforward as
> it could seem. First, I don't know the exact license conditions yet
> (for this binary patch, that's it - this might be different from the
> final open-source release).

 I've checked it now - it's a binary patch release for existing 
customers, so nothing generally useable yet. Hopefully the real open-
source will come soon with some not too restrictive license (the 
license hasn't been chosen yet).


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