[Lazarus] Troll Tech and Inprise/Borland Collaborate on Linux GUI
Florian.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Fri Apr 28 16:23:47 EDT 2000
Curtis White wrote:
> "Michael A. Hess" wrote:
> > Interesting. Cliff is already there. Since it talks about licenses.
> > "As a result of the agreement, Inprise/Borland can leverage Qt in its
> > forthcoming Delphi(TM) and C/C++ rapid application development (RAD)
> > environment for Linux code named Kylix(TM). Financial terms of the deal
> > were not disclosed."
> > Does this mean that since money changed hands that it might not be open
> > source?????
> I was wondering this myself. I still don't see how they are going to
> provide support for Open Source without releasing the VCL source code as
> Open Source. How could a person possibly build an Open Source application
> based on the VCL without the VCL being Open Source? I'm a little curious
> to see how they will manage that...
Using shared libs.
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