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Re: Automake (alpha) release request

From: Sebastian Pipping
Subject: Re: Automake (alpha) release request
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 20:53:09 +0100
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Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> The license update can simply be temporarily reverted back to v2 (with
> FSF approval).

I'd like to see that as well but I doubt it will happen.

> History shows that this could take months, or over a year to work out.

I think it's a year already :-(

> It is possible that some non-GNU packages may not be satisfied with the
> result (after waiting months or a year) and so we will end up with
> forked versions of autoconf, automake, and libtool.  As we know,
> autoconf effectively forked before and we don't want that to happen again.

I fully agree.


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