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Re: [Qemu-devel] Porting QEMU to PalmOS

From: andrzej zaborowski
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Porting QEMU to PalmOS
Date: Sun, 1 Jul 2007 20:16:07 +0200

On 01/07/07, Luke-Jr <address@hidden> wrote:
On Sunday 01 July 2007 07:29, andrzej zaborowski wrote:
> On 5/24/07, sinisa marovic <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I'm afraid I will have to dissapoint you: it will be only isapc with no
> > networking or other fancy devices. Main goal is the ability to run dos
> > games. I do not know how familiar are you with PalmOS developer support.
> > It is poor, gcc lack many important functions that have to be written
> > from scratch. When I ported dosbox (which is written in c++)
Referring to this sentence ^
> (Happily violating the GPL)
> Will the qemu port also be binary only?

What did he say that violates the GPL? Just because he is only porting the
isapc stuff? I don't know any part of the GPL saying "when you port this, you
must port all the features"... Or would such a port be inherently a violation
due to system libraries being incompatible with the [L]GPL?

Releasing the dosbox PalmOS binary and not releasing the sources even
when explicitly asked to is a violation of GPL and of the policy of
sourceforge.net and a couple of other websites on which the binary


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