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Re: GPL and scripting languages (here: python2.3-psycopg)

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 04:18:57PM +0000, W. Borgert wrote:
> I am the Debian maintainter of asn1-mode for GNU Emacs and
> RMS explicitly educated the upstream authors they have to
> release the mode under GPL or not at all.  I think, this is
> a little bit strange, because one could theoretically write
> an Emacs clone using M$ latest crazy EULA as a license, but
> elisp-compatible to GNU Emacs.  Anyway, with Python things
> are different, because the license differs.

You actually mean "under a GPL-compatible license", which isn't quite
the same thing.

Glenn Maynard

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