And you can't use any
edition to "develop an application that is directly
competitive to the Product or to any other Embarcadero
AFAIK they can write any nonsense in the license agreement and
nobody can forbid them to do so ;)... You can't dictate people
what they can not do with compiler. That means Delphi can't be
used to develop any OS project (Zeos, mORMot).
No, it means you can't use Delphi Starter Edition to develop another
Object Pascal or C++ compiler, that are competing products...
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FULLY understanding that this forum is for FPC and not Delphi/Embarcadero, has anyone installed Berlin, gone into Tools> Options> Environment Options> Form Designer and see NO OPTIONS show up? Stuff like the grid size, the toggling the Embeded Designer, etc should be here but I get no options. That particular form option screen is completely blank, and I'm not sure why.
On 8/23/2016 6:19 PM, Stephen Chrzanowski wrote:
> FULLY understanding that this forum is for FPC and not
> Delphi/Embarcadero, has anyone installed Berlin, gone into Tools>
> Options> Environment Options> Form Designer and see NO OPTIONS show
> up? Stuff like the grid size, the toggling the Embeded Designer, etc
> should be here but I get no options. That particular form option
> screen is completely blank, and I'm not sure why.
Not sure why either, but that page is blank for me too...
On 23/08/16 20:19, geneb wrote:
> EULAs have the same value as toilet paper and should be used for the
> same purpose. I for one, will use Delphi for whatever I like, and if
> Embarcadero has a problem with that, they're invited to kiss my ass. :)
In which case I would suggest that you never release any software
whether under a licence or not. For example. the GPL has some very
useful clauses in it, such as:
THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE PROGRAM, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY
APPLICABLE LAW...... WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE
OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU
ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
The EULA exists to protect the rights of the author who may or may not
be the vendor. This includes the right to demand an income from your
work, to demand that others do not exploit your work for their own gain,
and to protect you from the mis-use of your work.
If you don't like a given EULA then don't buy or use the product. But
the one thing that any software developer must do is to respect the
whole concept of the EULA
Am 24.08.2016 11:22 schrieb "Graeme Geldenhuys" <[hidden email]>:
> On 2016-08-24 09:04, brian wrote:
> > you have Windows 10?
> What!! Delphi still doesn’t support Linux, FreeBSD, RPi, Solaris, Haiku,
> OS/2, PlayStation, AIX and so forth. That’s no good.
> I'll rather stay with Free Pascal then. :-P
I think he meant that you can't use am earlier version of Windows...
On 8/24/2016 1:04 AM, brian wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:40:06 +0800, you wrote:
> It should maybe be noted that this download apparently requires that
> you have Windows 10?
Negative. I downloaded and installed it just fine on Windows 8.1/64...
>On 8/24/2016 1:04 AM, brian wrote:
>> On Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:40:06 +0800, you wrote:
>> It should maybe be noted that this download apparently requires that
>> you have Windows 10?
>Negative. I downloaded and installed it just fine on Windows 8.1/64...
Interesting. When you enter your details and get the download link, it
very clearly says that it needs the .NET from Windows 10 to run. You
downloaded and installed it, have you actually done anything with it?
There isn't really any official clarification on what that means. The license agreement is the official clarification - anything "official" beyond that would limit the scope of the agreement.
My understanding is similar to what +Roland Kossow said. Anything that someone would do to specifically target or clone our products. I expect that unless what you are doing is pretty blatant there won't be a reaction.
Basically, don't try to bite the hand that feeds you.