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Fri, 28 Aug 1998 09:52:54 -0400
>I ate the fortune cookie first, then read what Rob Partington wrote:
>> I'm still looking at it, yes. I've made progress too. Not much,
>> but some.
>> > out what to do to get things to build, I discover that the source code
>> Is there a licence? If not, I expect Netscape might have something to
>The software at Mozilla.Org is under the NPL and MozPL (depending on whether
>it was written at Netscape or added in). These were basically carefully
>crafted so it would be possible to create interfaces where they could have
>extra, commercial rights to some things but the Open Source world could
>continue to use other licenses. We won't be able to merge it directly in
>(thx to the "imiscible" nature of the GPL) but we can write a "scripting
>interface" that takes a plug-in library... and then just *happen* to have
>Probably cover ourselves nicely if we also happen to have a TCL library
>that fits the same kit and honors Tclets.
>Like the SSL stuff we probably won't be able to ship them together.
>> > So there is a starting point for someone to try to figure out how
>> > to integrate it.
>> If the licence is compatible with Lynx's licence, I guess it might
>> be useful to look at it, but I doubt it would integrate very well.
>There are some notes at Mozilla.Org about being careful on licensing
>dividing lines (I think in the license FAQ). Worth reading as we
>continue in the "NS has the foo feature, should we do it too?" vein.
to anyone? Nothing much that I can see. Keep Lynx free of this kind
of useless crap, or demand that if it included a switch/ menu option
that will disable it for those of us who want nothing to do with this