[futurebasic] Re: [FB] open source oak

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From: "Pete" <furbies@...>
Date: Mon, 10 May 1999 14:59:24 +1000
>>tedd said:
>>>   Ross's Army Knife program _is_ OAK
>>>   and they don't have the incentive to upgrade it to work system 8.
>>>   So, OAK is a dead-end and that's one of the dangers a user has
>>>   in trying to help a small developer company by buying their product.
>>>   However, I support such efforts regardless.
>>
>>say, tedd, do you know if ross would be interested in
>>turning the oak source code into open source?
>>
>>it wouldn't have to be for the whole world --
>>it could just be open to people on this list,
>>or whoever paid ross a fee in order to take part,
>>or whatever.
>>
>>but it seems that the talent of this list
>>could be used to give oak a second life.
>>
>>-bowerbird
>
> -bowerbird:
>
> It sounds like a good idea, but you'll have to locate and talk to Ross. My
> guess is that it won't happen, but I've been wrong before.
>
> tedd

I thought OAK was "owned" by JEM software


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