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Old 06 May 2015, 17:48   #178
wXR
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Originally Posted by Samurai_Crow View Post
I like to be able to reuse code. If it's closed source but documented as a shared library, that's almost as good as having the source. Even obfuscated source can be reused if the APIs are documented. What I am trying to say is open source is not the only option.
How about when that library is binary incompatible with a new system, or in the Amiga's case, conflicts with popular system libraries, etc?

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