[fpc-devel] Code is clean now, but how about documentation?
T.Verhoeff at tue.nl
Tue Oct 7 11:47:29 CEST 2008
On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 09:53:22AM +0200, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> I checked:
> It is very different, so probably you indeed copied from FPC docs.
Please accept my apologies for barking at nothing.
> Which is also correct on your part, because the FPC docs are free text,
> and if you used Delphi documentation on slides for teaching, you yourself
> would be in copyright violation. (unless you expressly asked permission
> from Borland).
Well, the legal situation is more complicated. In an educational setting
quoting has more freedom. Also, quoting short passages with proper
credits is allowed (e.g. in a book review).
> Given that you nearly gave me a heartattack and that I didn't sleep tonight,
> I'd like to ask everyone to be careful when making such statements.
> Even though I know these allegations are not correct, it works heavily
> on my system. I'm only as human as the next man. :-)
I am truly sorry about this.
We do know now that the documentation is in fact (very likely to be)
clean as well. I was worried too.
Thanks for the confirmation and Let's get back to the real work,
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