Eric3 + Qt licensing [was Re: The IDE question]
zathras at thwackety.com
Sat Oct 16 16:42:22 CEST 2004
On 16 Oct 2004, Ville Vainio wrote:
> >>>>> "Michael" == Michael Sparks <zathras at thwackety.com> writes:
> Michael> Being more specific though... It also frustrates me that
> Michael> I can write something I find useful and then cannot
> Michael> afford to pass it onto friends who use windows, even if
> Michael> there's no commercial value in it.
> What we are seeing here is a horrible waste of coding - 95% of the
> desktop world runs on Windows, and if a piece of software is unusable
> for 95% of the potential userbase... that just sucks.
What if the developer only intended to write the tool for himself, and
happens to make it available to that extra 5% though? That's a net gain
from 1 person surely?
That's the way I personally tend to look at it. :-)
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