On 2018-04-15 13:11, Mark Morgan Lloyd via Lazarus wrote: > and copyright is governed > by international treaties.
And like Michael said, the majority of FPC and Lazarus developers are all based outside of the USA - and most in the EU. Very different laws in the EU. > Leaving aside the question of jurisdiction and differing tolerance of > reverse engineering etc. Nothing was reversed engineered. The API's are openly documented in help files, wiki pages etc. > the company that owned the > rights to Delphi made commercial use of the FPC compiler. And with that EMBT probably doesn't have a leg to stand on. The only game EMBT can now play is purposely change behaviour or implement things differently to FPC and Lazarusu - which EMBT is already doing. Maybe live harder for the open source projects. Regards, Graeme -- fpGUI Toolkit - a cross-platform GUI toolkit using Free Pascal http://fpgui.sourceforge.net/ My public PGP key: http://tinyurl.com/graeme-pgp -- _______________________________________________ Lazarus mailing list Lazarus@lists.lazarus-ide.org https://lists.lazarus-ide.org/listinfo/lazarus