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laguna

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FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« on: February 10, 2019, 03:14:47 am »
Fibplus now is free   https://github.com/madorin/fibplus
Please convert in lazarus

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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2019, 01:44:43 pm »
Well, you can set a bounty.

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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2019, 02:50:20 pm »
I program by passion.
I have no business purposes, and I do not have the skills to convert such a large project into Lazarus.

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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2019, 02:56:28 pm »
But you seem to expect that other volunteer programmers do convert this large project for you?

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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2019, 03:13:46 pm »
No for me, but it's an open source project now, there are so many projects done with Delphi 7, which use FibPlus, it could be a good incentive to migrate to lazarus.

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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2019, 03:25:45 pm »
Fibplus now is free   https://github.com/madorin/fibplus
The fact that the sources of a library are published on somebody's github does not necessarily mean that this library really is free. Looking at the header of some files I see that a "license.txt" is mentioned but this is not found anywhere. I am a bit in doubt if this really is legal.
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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2019, 04:59:19 pm »
see this
https://www.firebirdnews.org/fibplus-library-github-repository/


"...that seems to be abandoned..."

That's some dangerous territory there.

"...without pretending to any copyrights."

And that's the wisest thing that was said thus far.


Still, the earlier comments remain: This type of work is not something that volunteers can be expected to pick up with any urgency -- even in the clearest of situations.  And now the situation is quite murky.
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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #8 on: February 10, 2019, 06:31:07 pm »
Ok.

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Re: FibPlus please convert in Lazarus
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2019, 06:32:12 pm »
Search lazarus and fpc maillist archives circa 2007-8, afaik there has been attempt before.