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Re: regular (aka bsd) compress distribution?

Stephen Early writes:

 > > 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.

I'll made a compress package (with compress/uncompress) and a btoa one
(with btoa and friends like tarmail et al.) this week.


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