Subject: Re: Dwyer, FRB, Economics of Open Source
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Mon, 29 May 2000 10:20:14 +0900 (JST)

>>>>> "Frank" == Frank Hecker <> writes:

    Frank> Based on this some might claim that the MPL actually
    Frank> promotes modular design rather than the opposite. I won't
    Frank> make quite that strong a claim, but I do think that the MPL
    Frank> (or any license for that matter) is not a major factor in
    Frank> promoting poor design.

Well, I really really enjoy having GNU readline in my Ghostscript, but
since it's Aladdin Ghostscript, I cannot redistribute it in any form.
To give others the benefit, I have seriously thought about writing a
GNU Readline Server to use an XIM-like protocol.

I think that's probably bad design....

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