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Re: ipf & gcc



On Wed, 30 May 2001, Brett Glass wrote:

> At 09:56 PM 5/30/2001, Rob Funk wrote:
>
> >As long as the software you're developing is not gcc itself, then gcc
> >doesn't burn commercial developers.
>
> Sure it does. It has destroyed the market for commercial compilers
> and has also forced projects (such as OpenBSD) who would prefer
> to distribute only truly free software to use it.

I'll take gcc with its annoying licence to the days of Unix vendors
charging thousands for compilers. Some markets are better dead.

-d

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