It would not be possible to ask embarcadero for
permission to use the names of the functions of the old vcl.
I think that lazarus will eventually benefit them
too, because it makes pascal / delphi better known, and
eventually a pascal user can choose between delphi and
Il 15/04/2018 12:15, Michael Van
Canneyt via Lazarus ha scritto:
On Sun, 15 Apr 2018, Adrian Veith via Lazarus wrote:
there is an article on phoronix
which shows that the Google vs Oracle case is concerning Wine
because Wine mimics the Windows-API with the function names and
parameters. Under this light the LCL might also be affected
mimics the VCL to a large degree - and many fcl libraries mimic
corresponding Delphi libraries. What do you think ?
For starters, most of FPC based developers are not in the US.
So the rulings of a US court do not apply to them.
Many of them are based in Europe, where different laws apply.
So, strictly speaking, if it turns out the ruling applies to
LCL/FCL, it means that US citizens will not be allowed to use the
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