[fpc-pascal] fpGUI Toolkit v0.7-rc1 for FPC 2.4
padovani.r at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 10:49:27 CEST 2010
2010/4/11 Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com>:
> On 11 April 2010 21:47, Roberto Padovani <padovani.r at gmail.com> wrote:
>> for the virtualization, the problem is the absence of the drivers for
>> most of the pc hardware.... unless you happen to have a pc with the
>> very few types of devices used in macs.
> Well, virtualization software like VirtualBox "fakes" it's own
> hardware - I'm hoping the faked hardware is similar to a real Mac. My
> real PC is Intel based (Quad Core), graphics card is a average ATI or
> Nvidia card. I believe real Mac's use similar hardware.
>> You don't need to proof anything to buy it, but consider that:
>> - it is expressly forbidden by the license to install on a non-Apple
>> assembled hardware
> I do not care about such rubbish license restrictions, and I don't
> believe such a license is valid in my country either (South Africa).
I didn't intend to be a moralist, I was just pointing it out. With
this very same purpouse, I'll point out another one.
Even though I own a Mac, so I was only moved by curiosity, I also
thought that such a restriction might not be valid in my country
However, after researching a while, I made up the idea that there are
no specific national limits about these kinds of agreements in the
license and that only international anti-trust and trade regulations
apply. I'm no lawyer, but for what I read those regulations forbid a
hardware manufacturer to force you to use only his software (i.e. you
are allowed to install win XP on the mac you have bought), but not the
contrary (i.e. I give you my software but it is only for XYZ
>> - you can easily find used mac mini's, if the 500€ new one are out of budget
> This might also be a good path to follow. Thanks for pointing it out.
> - Graeme -
> fpGUI - a cross-platform Free Pascal GUI toolkit
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