Re: smssend - GPLv2 without SSL exception - Rewrite the code, joung Padawan.
Didier Raboud <email@example.com> writes:
> Le lundi 9 février 2009 15:22:01 Simon Josefsson, vous avez écrit :
>> Yes, although looking at the code in skyutils2, it seems its only use of
>> openssl is to download web pages or something like that. Can't you use
>> libcurl instead? That might be a better abstraction level. However I
>> didn't look closely at the code, so it may be doing something that
>> libcurl cannot.
> Hi again,
> for the record : it took me one hour to write a bash script that does exactly
> what smssend + its configfile did (with curl as you proposed).
> I think that in one week of bash scripting, I would be able to parse the *.sms
> smssend configfiles in a backwards compatible way and produce a new tool, based
> on curl, that fully replaces smssend (and skyutils2).
> The conclusion to the story is : don't mess with the licences and rewrite the
> code with the right tools !
If you chose the right tools, most things are easy. :) Good luck
finishing this. (Although maybe perl or python is more capable than