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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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