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Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Recommendation for a CL data structures library
Date: Tue, 04 May 2010 16:11:00 -0000
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Raffael Cavallaro <address@hidden>
writes:

> On 2010-03-25 09:51:04 -0400, Hyman Rosen said:
>
>> The FSF does not believe that the GPL is a poor fit for
>> libraries.
>
> The release of the Library GPL is an implicit recognition of the fact
> that the GPL is a poor fit for libraries.

Correction: for equivalents to already existing established libraries.
And the problem is not "poor fit", but "incentive for change".

> Renaming it to the Lesser GPL isn't likely to convince anyone old
> enough to remember, or intelligent enough to do a little research.

A name is a name.

-- 
David Kastrup


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