[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Chicken-users] REPL with emacs keys

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] REPL with emacs keys
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2005 17:56:25 +0100

On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 00:17:52 -0500, Michele Simionato
<address@hidden> wrote:
> <snip readline stuff>
> BTW Felix,
> why don't you just enable readline by default?
> If your concern is about licensing, I have discussed
> with a Debian developer some time ago and he assures
> me that since the BSD licence (at least recent versions of it)
> if GPL-compatible you will have no problems in linking the readline
> library. For instance Python (which license is GPL-compatible,
> even if it is not a BSD) does so.

No, it's not licensing. It's about reducing external dependencies.
But perhaps we can add some autoconf stuff (yuck!) to recognize
it during installation.

Personally I use emacs, so I haven't had any need for readline yet.

Geez, can't you all just use emacs, and be done with it? ;-)


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]