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Re: scsh: stream_char_readyp

>>>>> "Niels" == Niels Möller <nisse@lysator.liu.se> writes:

    Niels> Paul Emsley <paule@chem.gla.ac.uk> writes:

    Niels> What is the current legal status of scsh? 


    Niels> Last time I looked, both scheme48 and scsh used traditional
    Niels> "academic" licenses that didn't allow any commercial
    Niels> use. I.e. they're not free software by the DFSG-definition.

	That was indeed the situation.

    Niels> When I asked Olin Shiver about it, he said that he were
    Niels> willing to change the scsh license but that he had more
    Niels> important things to do than paperwork. 

	Like many of us :)

    Niels> He also said that he had no control over the scheme48
    Niels> license, but that there was hope that it would be improved.

	It was. (There is also work underway by Gary Houston to port
      scsh to guile).

    Niels> This was some time ago, and I haven't stayed up to
    Niels> date. Have things changed?

	Thankfully and wonderfully, yes!  (I think that it changed
      with the 0.5.2 release).  It is now part of the main pool.





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