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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'!

Any takers? 


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