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Re: A new practical problem with invariant sections?

On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 07:14:47PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> Eh... I think I remember that it was thrown in for Knuth's software,
> thoughI don't remember the specifics of those licenses and packages.

I still don't understand how either of these (whether Qmail or TeX) could
have been considered so critical that it justified sacrificing code reuse,
allowing licenses to effectively prohibit it.  People say "trust me, we
thought about this", but I have yet to hear the resulting rationale, if
there ever really was any.

Glenn Maynard

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