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On Feb 3, 2008 2:16 AM, Brandon Van Every <> wrote:
> On Feb 3, 2008 2:03 AM, Wesley Smith <> wrote:
> > > > Be advised that Kitware is never going to officially release or
> > > > support the use of CMake as an API for a build engine.
> > > >
> >
> > Umm.  So?  It's licensed BSD.  As long as I reproduce the copyright I
> > can do what I want.
> Fine, if you think you can do an equally good job at cross-platform as
> Kitware + the entire CMake community does.  I think you can't.  Now,
> if your stance is you don't care, then go have fun.  Your work won't
> end up counting in the long run, you'll just be another guy who
> thought he could rewrite all the world's problems single handedly from
> scratch.  Not to depreciate what projects like Premake actually
> accomplish, but these are tiny projects that will never go the
> commercial distance.  They don't have the resources or the business
> model.

I apologize for being a bit harsh in response to your comment.  I will
say, if you can get a *team* together, and a business model for why
the team would stick together over the long haul without getting
bored, you could indeed do a lot with Kitware's BSD licensed code.

Brandon Van Every