[fpc-devel] Copyrighted material in bugtracker?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Oct 4 22:52:32 CEST 2019

On Fri, 4 Oct 2019, Kai Burghardt wrote:

> Ahoy!
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 10:23:34PM +0200, Bart wrote:
>> It appears that this is coe copied from some Delphi version.
> In general, I side with the FSF. Citing code - i.e. a /small/ excerpt
> _naming_ the source - is legit. No software patents!

I tend to agree on this, I think this is harmless.

You'd have to throw away large parts of stackoverflow if this was enforced


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