[fpc-pascal] FPC clean room project

J├╝rgen Hestermann juergen.hestermann at gmx.de
Mon Jan 2 11:35:34 CET 2017


Am 2017-01-02 um 06:23 schrieb Mr Bee:
 > There's someone accusing that Free Pascal (and some parts of Lazarus) is just a reverse engineering of Delphi. Even he said some codes of FPC/Laz are taken from Delphi (and Kylix). This is a serious allegation.
 > I know that isn't true. Or is it? ;)
 > Can anybody elaborate on this? I'd like to debunk the allegation but I don't know where to start and the evidence for it.

I think the first "evidence" would be that Borland/Embarcadero did not initate any legal proceedings against FPC.
They would surely have done this in case it is true.



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