[OT] xTalk Legal Status

Garrett Hylltun garrett at paraboliclogic.com
Sat Jul 22 13:43:47 EDT 2006


On Jul 22, 2006, at 6:06 AM, Mark Schonewille wrote:

[snip]

> Anyone can make a compiler/interpreter that speaks an xTalk  
> variant, as long as you don't reverse engineer. A legal approach  
> would be to make an xTalk environment first and then make it  
> compatible with existing xTalk platforms, but maybe you don't even  
> need to consider what's legal, as long as you're not reverse  
> engineering or copying.

So the compiler and ide are copyrighted, but the xTalk language  
itself is not copyrighted?


-Garrett



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