Eric3 + Qt licensing [was Re: The IDE question]

Jarek Zgoda jzgoda at gazeta.usun.pl
Sat Oct 16 18:53:51 CEST 2004


Michael Sparks <zathras at thwackety.com> pisze:

>>     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?

Amen, brother. ;)

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