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Re: ipf & gcc



Brett Glass wrote:
>At 08:28 PM 5/29/2001, Theo de Raadt wrote:
>>IPF IS NOT FREE
>
>I agree, Theo. It may also be worth pointing out, at
>this juncture, that GCC is not either. Stallman may call GPLed 
>software "Free Software," but in fact it's also un-free in a
>way that burns commercial developers.

As long as the software you're developing is not gcc itself, then gcc
doesn't burn commercial developers.  You don't have to GPL software
just because you used GPL software as part of the development process
(e.g. compiling, editing, etc).
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