[Lazarus] Google vs Oracle case - does it affect LCL ?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Apr 15 19:24:16 CEST 2018

On Sun, 15 Apr 2018, Dmitry Boyarintsev via Lazarus wrote:

> On Sunday, April 15, 2018, Michael Van Canneyt via Lazarus <
> lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
>> Of course not. Copyright is theft. Ideas should always be free.
> API is an implementation of an idea, and it’s up to the author to define
> license of use.

Take a routine that converts an integer to a string: Why would you
force someone to change what is an obvious name, simply because someone
else already used it ?



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