Hi all, Shane is right. As is Jim. You cannot remove GPL from a software. So you cannot force us to delete XCDROM and XDMA. And, why should we? They are good software and you do not allow us to use the better QCDROM and QDMA instead. You can do the latter, because as the author, you can release a second copy of the same software under a completely different license. But at some time, you allowed the world to freely copy XCDROM and XDMA, and, sorry Jack, we are part of the world ;-).
> Nor will QDMA, QCDROM, and now QHIMEM ever be part of FreeDOS, after > other TRASH involving the word "stupid" directed at me on FD-Devel 2 > months ago, and Jim Hall's refusal to delete XDMA/XCDROM on IBiblio! > Hall's "twisted" view of the GNU Open-Source license makes him think > he need NOT. I felt the GNU was NOT intended to limit my rights as > their AUTHOR, so XDMA/XCDROM were "gone" in 24 hours! QDMA/QCDROM > now have no GNU or sources, as Hall ALSO made an "issue" of sources! About the rest of the flame mail - others have already commented it. Basically it is a pity that you do not tell us which 3+1 important bugs are present in FDHIMEM. Because you think FDHIMEM is hopeless, as is your personal relation to Michael. So you prefer to take MSHIMEM sources and use them to write an entire "new" QHIMEM. Because you trust nobody except yourself. It is not surprising that you left FreeDOS 3 times so far, as FreeDOS is a community project not a "all must admire the only good programmer in the world" project, Jack. The best thing to do with a flame is probably to ignore it. Technical explanations of FDHIMEM bugs are welcome, but if you want to flame, please send your mail to /dev/null or do copy con nul to send them. Eric (who will ignore the rest of the "Not to flame but let others know" mail, or at least will not comment on it...) ------------------------------------------------------- This SF.Net email is sponsored by xPML, a groundbreaking scripting language that extends applications into web and mobile media. Attend the live webcast and join the prime developer group breaking into this new coding territory! http://sel.as-us.falkag.net/sel?cmd=lnk&kid=110944&bid=241720&dat=121642 _______________________________________________ Freedos-user mailing list Freedosemail@example.com https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/freedos-user