Re: A new practical problem with invariant sections?
On 2/20/06, Glenn Maynard <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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.
Code re-use (in the sense of using the code outside the package
in question) wasn't one of the priorities.
If it had been, we'd have required everything be compatible with