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Re: gnuplot license

Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:

> The earliest copyright date in any of the gnuplot 3.7.1 source files
> is 1986; gnuplot 1.0.3 was relased November 16/17 that year in a series
> of postings to net.sources.

Ah yes, you're right.  I was confusing it with gnutar, which was named
for John Gilmore and also isn't part of GNU (though it did form the
basis for GNU tar, and then gnutar got renamed 'pdtar' to avoid

I'm uncertain how gnuplot got its name...anyone know?

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