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Re: A feature request for command line client

From: RADICS Peter <mitch_at_deneb.lbcons.net>
Date: 2000-10-18 16:51:57 CEST

On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 01:11:10AM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
[SNIP]
> It is "legal" however, to allow readline to be *optional*, and chosen by the
> user. In no way can readline be a default, however... not even if we happen
> to find it. Because of the GPL stuff, the user must manually select it for
> user. Otherwise, it could be said that we "use/depend on readline and are,
> therefore, subject to its license restrictions."
<rant>
    This shows that GPL is a lot less free then the other free
    licences...
</rant>
>
> If there is a BSD equiv, that would be nice... but I haven't heard of one yet.
>
hm.. maybe it's time to actually _do_ a BSD licenced readline. I'll do
some research before, though...

cheers,
mitch

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