Background: My friend and I talked about building an application, saying this is the idea, let's see if we can develop something around it. After thinking about it for a few weeks it seemed not very feasible and nothing came out of it. Both of us did not produce anything tangible on the idea. So I proposed an alternate idea, but he wasn't interested in it. Now months have passed. We had our differences over some other issues, and we are no longer on good terms, but I would like to build a company around the idea I proposed which he wasn't interested in.
Question: Would this situation be considered as a general partnership, and will my friend have claim over whatever I will be building from this point on?
The country is Singapore. As for proof, there are sms/emails on interesting articles and tools we could use to build it, but nothing explicitly saying let's do it together.