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From: "Jerry van Dijk" <[log in to unmask]>

>  > At least one GUI builder is already in development
> IMHO opinion having the tools is only the beginning. It's the fully
> integrated work environment with lots of productivity enhancements that
> really matters.

The one "already in the works" is my GNavi development enviornment that is
more of a Delphi clone than a GUI Builder.

>  > one of them is available as the Open Source Alternative to VB and
>  > I hope everyone is ready ;-)
> You do realise that there is a 'free for GPL programs' version of
> Delphi 6 available ?

Yes, but Delphi 6 is not GPL and any one who may share my experience with
dealing with Borland's support paying developers knows that a GPL
alternative is very attractive.