Re: regular (aka bsd) compress distribution?
On Mon, 20 May 1996, Stephen Early wrote:
> On Mon, 20 May 1996, Yves Arrouye wrote:
> > Is it impossible to distribute a real compress program? I know there
> > may be problems with an LZW patent, but I don't know how they relate
> > to the distribution of a compress program for say personal use.
> > If this is possible I'll make a package for it.
> If we do have a compress package, it must go in non-free.
Would still be better than nothing. And making a compress package
shouldn't be hard... it doesn't even need to provide an 'uncompress'!