Subject: Re: replacement for bc(1), dc(1), diff(1), and diff(3)
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Phil Nelson <email@example.com>
Date: 03/26/2005 22:37:15
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On Friday 25 March 2005 14:42, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Phil, you said that you would dual-license bc, and import that... This was
> a while ago. What happened?
Yes, I did say that. I also have not done all the work needed to do that. =
also have not taken the time to coordinate a dual distribution with the FSF=
I'm not sure how much that will take.
On another front, someone said I shouldn't feel pressured to change the=20
license. I have felt some pressure since people continue to suggest=20
replacement on the basis other than a technically superior product or even
a technically equivalent product with a better license.
I still may do this, but it won't happen until the summer at the earliest.
Phil Nelson NetBSD: http://www.netbsd.org
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Coda: http://www.coda.cs.cmu.edu
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