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Like the earlier Kylix offering, Borland now has, for download, Delphi 6 Personal Edition.  You can find it here: http://www.borland.com/delphi/personal/ .

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WoW!
Very Cool...
Thanx Edey :-)

I hope you can write freeware with it?
It says -non commercial- so I'm hoping that
giving away free software with source is considered
to be OK :-)
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To me non-commercial just means you cant charge money for the product (except maybe if you distribute it on CD, you can recoup the cost of that and charge like $1).  But their definition may be different I guess.

It doesnt explicity say the program must be licensed under the GPL like Kylix: OE does, so I dont think you have to give away your source as well.  I do anyway so thats not a big deal even if I have to :-)
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by:Gwena
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Hi MannSoft :-)
  I guess I will give away my exe's I make with D6P until and unless I find a clear statement that says "You can't distribute freeware" :-)
  I will probably include a blurb somewhere saying I made it with D6P and showing the url where the user could dl it herself"
  I usually include source code anyway... although sometimes it's so embarrassing :-)
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by:edey
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I agree - there doesn't seem to be anything the states you _have_ to GPL the stuff, though it might be a good idea.  I havn't sold binaries in a while - releasing source sure has taught me a thing or two :).

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by:edey
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I guess as this q has "scrolled" past the front page it's time to close it up.

I wouldn't mind hearing what others have done with the thing though.

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by:Gwena
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Hi edey :-)

  I LOVE this free compiler!!! for one thing I can finally use ordinary copy/paste in the editor! at last! .. I have written several little programs with D6P and so far everything is great :-)


....Oh...thanks for all the points ;-) and the 'A' grade...that means I get 4 times as many points... let's see 0x4=0 WoW! hahaha .. look out inthe i'm gaining ground fast....
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by:edey
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Well, we all like to do what we can.  Say, if you ever need more, there's a whole lot 'o nothin' where those came from :)

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