[Lazarus] Proprietary vs Open Source mentality

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Mon Sep 3 10:06:55 CEST 2012

On Mon, 3 Sep 2012, Michael Schnell wrote:

> On 09/03/2012 12:35 AM, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>>  So if I get hit by a bus tomorrow, tough sh*t to all of you, my work will 
>> be lost forever. What weird mentality.
> I just got hit by a very bad (for me) example for this: "FreeCommander".
> Since many Years I use (a legal payed for copy of) TotalCommander (called 
> WinCommander before), which is a program done with Delphi. I now  would love 
> to use it in Linux, as I moved most of my activities there. In fact there is 
> a free clone of TotalCommander called FreeCommander ( 
> http://www.freecommander.com/index.htm ). AFAIK, same also is done in Delphi 
> and so it would be rather easy to use Lazarus to port it to Linux. But 
> seemingly they don't provide the source code :-( .

You can try "double commander". It is written in Lazarus.
There is another one, but I cannot remember the name of it.


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