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Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows
Date: 24 Aug 2004 23:09:33 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> The installer needs to be free software, on ethical groups.
> Also, it needs to have a GPL-compatible license in order to
> combine it with Emacs.  The license of Inno Setup qualifies.
> The CPL does not.
> A side issue:
> In hacker terminology, calling something a "win" is a form of
> praise.

Actually, I am afraid that in hacker terminology, the word has gone
down the drain a bit already.  For example, it is not uncommon to
refer to computers running under Windows as "Wintendo" systems to
indicate that they are not suitable for serious use.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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