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  • Borje Hagsten
    Open source shareware? Open source sales? Nah..

    Stephane, Public Domain *is* open source, free for all to grab and
    enhance to whatever they like. An open source project is a totally
    different ball game. Not many survives, usually because only one or
    two programmers do any actual work, the others just take a free ride.

    When those few that did any actual coding quits, the projects usually
    also dies. Believe me, I've been there, done that. Was tricked into
    participating in a group, to write "the best HTML editor ever". Ended
    up doing all the work, decided to take a break to get the others going,
    and everything just died off. Don't believe in open source projects
    after that negative experience..

    But please feel free to grab any of the samples I post to the source code
    forum. I usually try to comment as much as I can, to make it easier to
    follow and change things to suit other needs.


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  • Wayne Diamond
    "open-source shareware" - is there such a thing? is the key generation part open-source too?
    Stephane, I don't see how would having the code to a very large application would help you in your programming? I haven't even seen any small code postings from you (or any code postings for that matter), so why do you want a biggie? I've always found that the smaller the code the easier it is to learn from and implement in my own programs
    After all, as we say down here in Oz - it's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog that counts

    Best regards,


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  • Sven Blumenstein
    have you ever searched for your User Name in this Forum? You've asked such a lot of Questions but you didn't provide help to anybody. And your Questions aren't very, how should I say, "usefull". You want Sources? have you ever looked at the Source Code Forum? And I don't mean only the First Page. Just click at "Show all Topics" and you see, that there are about 50 complete Applications in the Source Code Forum. And, if this isn't enough for you, just go to and search for "+powerbasic +source" and you also find a lot of Pages.


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  • stephane fonteyne
    Guest started a topic More open source large applications in PBCC & PBDLL

    More open source large applications in PBCC & PBDLL

    Hi everyone,

    I will see here more large completed public domain or shareware
    opensource programs (exe or code) written in PBCC and PBDLL from the PowerBasic
    Tom Hanlin, can you add a forum for this open source applications

    Thanks a lot