Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed May 9 10:02:01 CEST 2001

> On Wed, 9 May 2001, Neil Graham wrote:
> > At 10:49 PM 5/8/01 +0200, you wrote:
> > >We know. Actually, the GPL is a problem, since it explicitly forbids
> > >development of commercial applications. the FPC license does.
> >
> > This is something I have been wondering about th FPC licence.  I see all of
> > the various game basics like DarkBasic/BlitzBasic etc. and was considering
> > doing a Pascal variant.
> >
> > If I were to make an IDE and code libraries designed for game making, could
> > I sell a bundle containing these and freepascal?
> Yes.
> You cannot charge for the FreePascal compiler, but you can charge for your
> own program.

And you cannot integrate the compiler or IDE, as that would violate the GPL,
it has to remain a standalone binary.

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