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Re: [gforth] How to make executable binary applications?

From: Bernd Paysan
Subject: Re: [gforth] How to make executable binary applications?
Date: Sun, 06 Nov 2011 22:51:41 +0100
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Am Sonntag, 6. November 2011, 22:47:04 schrieb David Kuehling:
> ... or with the Free Software Foundation?  Most of the Gforth copyright
> is assigned to the FSF, have a lot of fun negating with them :)

No, this is a non-exclusive copyright transfer, the FSF does not have the 
right to redistribute under anything else than the GPL (whatever version they 
like to, but it has to be the same spirit).  We, the authors, do, though we 
are limited to non-exclusive copyright transfers, as we can't take the 
agreement with the FSF back.  This all is very well thought through by the 

> You might get around the licensing restriction, using Gforth's cross
> compiler.  Have a look at chapter 13.1 Image Licensing Issues in the
> Gforth manual.

Yes, but then, you have to write everything above the primitives yourself, 
which doesn't sound practical.

Bernd Paysan
"If you want it done right, you have to do it yourself"

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