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Re: Importing tmux into base

On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 07:07:13PM -0500, Christopher Berardi wrote:
 > > Heh.  First, get rid of GPLv3.  (I've tried to read it and failed to
 > > understand it, to the point where others have pointed out aspects of it
 > > I completely missed.  That makes it unusable for me.  Even if TNF has
 > > done better than I on that score, I would be the one on the putative
 > > copyright-infringement hook, so that doesn't matter.)
 > I actually don't understand why there isn't more effort on removing
 > all GPL code from the base by finding existing alternatives or
 > writing it ourselves if need be?

There's always interest in that, but there's also always a tradeoff
between doing new interesting stuff and reimplementing sewer pipe.

The biggest single barrier at this point is a BSD-licensed replacement
for binutils, and the next biggest problem is probably groff.

David A. Holland

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