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Re: Proposed SIG: Windows MinGW cross-compiler SIG



On Mon, 2008-07-07 at 23:43 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 03:53:14PM -0600, Brendan Conoboy wrote:
> > Any particular reason to go with MinGW rather than Cygwin?  Is there  
> > room for both in the SIG?
> 
> Cygwin has a licensing issue -- namely that it is GPL and so prevents
> any proprietary development on top of our libraries.
How can a toolchain not supporting proprietary development be an issue
to Fedora? It may-be sufficient reason for some users not use Cygwin,
but this his hardly Fedora's problem.

Ralf



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