[fpc-pascal]Re: fpc-pascal digest, Vol 1 #2173 - 2 msgs

David G Jenkins davidgjenkins at ntlworld.com
Fri Jul 23 12:48:33 CEST 2004

My copy of Delphi Personal v7 came off a PC Plus cover disc BUT you 
can't distribute the code - bit of a downer I would say.

I suspect fpc would compile the code though and use the common 
components without trouble so if you minimised the visual stuff?

fpc-pascal-request at lists.freepascal.org wrote:

> --__--__--
> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 14:59:30 -0300
> From: Agustin Barto <abarto at gmail.com>
> To: fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org
> Subject: Re: [fpc-pascal]Math/Algebra Unit for FreePascal
> Reply-To: fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org
> 1) Using proprietary software to build scientific applications (like
> in my case) is just wrong. You never know what there might be
> happening "under the hood". And you are bound to licenses and EULAS
> that are designed to avoid any kind of responsability of the software
> maker.
> 2) There is a Delphi personal edition. It's being sold for usd 100.
> I'm not going to pay usd 100 for a software license that tells me what
> can o can't do with it. I rather donate that money to an free software
> project or a local charity.
> 3) Everytime I have to boot on Windows I feel like a little part of me
> dies. Everytime time Windows hags that little part goes to Hell and
> says "hi" to Bill Gates.

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