Richard M Stallman wrote:
Since Andreas Röhler is unwilling to sign legal papers for his
code in python.el, we cannot use it in Emacs.
Would anyone like to implement for python-mode.el whatever
nice features python.el may have? Barry, could you make a TODO list?
You've got this backwards.
Emacs includes python.el, written by Dave Love, about which there is
no legal problem.
python-mode.el is the alternative, which has several contributors
including Andreas R. This has never been included in Emacs.
There is no legal problem affecting python.el distributed with GNU