KDElibs/win32 merge: How to resolve followin issue..

Benjamin Meyer ben at meyerhome.net
Sun Aug 29 20:56:53 BST 2004

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On Sunday 29 August 2004 4:35 pm, Jarosław Staniek wrote:
> > On Saturday 28 August 2004 18:40, Jarosław Staniek wrote:
> >>>Isn't there an update available for your compiler that implements those
> >>>things?
> >>
> >>No, it's MSVC...: not only me use this one (v 6.0), it's quite large
> >>user/developer base, also in enterprises, who like to simply use kdelibs,
> >>and compile them in 8 minutes instead of 2 hours, debug more easily, etc.
> >>
> >>:) ... Update of the whole environment to v7.0+ a) isn't free,
> >
> > Actually, the compiler _is_ free (as in free beer). See:
> >
> > http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=272be09d-40bb-49
> >fd-9cb0-4bfa122fa91b
> A compiler alone without debugger is not necessary enough reason to use
> msvc.
> Ah, and I hope this rule from eula.txt is not bad for us:
> "3.1.If you are authorized and choose to redistribute Sample Code or
> Redistributable Code (collectively, the "Redistributables") as described in
> Section 2, you agree: (ii)˙that the Redistributables only operate in
> conjunction with Microsoft Windows platforms;"

Well now would be when a lawyer should be involved.

- -Benjamin Meyer

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