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Re: [ANN] guile-scsh 0.2

From: Chaos Eternal
Subject: Re: [ANN] guile-scsh 0.2
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 11:19:18 +0800

hi all,

Fortunately,  I found the same file in newest release of scsh has
changed licensing statement to GPL. I will port that file here.

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 11:12 AM, Chaos Eternal <address@hidden> wrote:
> hi Mark
> I found this file is originally from savannah CVS repository:
> And the license was like that.
> Also, there multiple files in the repo written by the same person,
> Olin Shivers, has clearly declared GPL.
> I will ask Olin whether he is ok to change license.
> On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 11:27 PM, Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Chaos Eternal <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I here by announce the 0.2 version of guile-scsh, which is ported to
>>> guile-2.x and now
>>> available.
>>> you can get it from:
>> This is great news!
>> However, looking through the sources, it appears that one of the files
>> (scsh/fname.scm) is non-free software.  It contains the following
>> header:
>>   ;;; Code for processing Unix file names.
>>   ;;; Copyright (c) 1992 by Olin Shivers (address@hidden).
>>   ;;; Please imagine a long, tedious, legalistic 5-page gnu-style copyright
>>   ;;; notice appearing here to the effect that you may use this code any
>>   ;;; way you like, as long as you don't charge money for it, remove this
>>   ;;; notice, or hold me liable for its results.
>> If we can't convince Olin Shivers to relicense it, we'll have to rewrite
>> that file from scratch.
>>        Mark

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