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Re: Bug#1472: where are compress and uncompress???

On Fri, 22 Sep 1995 23:16:54 -0700 (PDT), Bill Mitchell <mitchell@mdd.comm.mot.com> said:

> compress is missing because the algorithm is patented.  uncompress
> is missing because gunzip handles .Z files OK.

Ah, yes.  Now I remember.  Could we legally make a non-free package
from the ncompress source on sunsite?


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