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Re: libreadline

On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 03:24:37PM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-05-07 at 13:33, Walter Landry wrote:
> > If it doesn't, then the OpenSSL code, by itself, does not touch any
> > GPL'd code.  The interpreter, which includes GPL code, does not touch
> > any OpenSSL code.  We have one program that calls another program
> > through well-documented interfaces.  I don't think that there is any
> > problem with distributing them as two separate entities.

> > There might be a problem if you distribute them together.  To allay
> > any concerns, I would recommend splitting python into 2 packages.

> Yuck. Now I regret picking on Python. I hadn't expected it would be this
> difficult to fix...

Hmm -- PHP once had a readline extension, that was dropped completely
due to the licensing conflicts.  Licensing is most complex and least
intuitive when dealing with interpreted languages... :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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