Re: Gnomescape...when?

On Thu, 22 Jan 1998, Mark Galassi wrote:

>     >> They plan to release 5.0 source code for "free modification and
>     >> distribution". Nothing known for sure yet about GPL, and the
>     >> source code thing doesn't apply to NS 4.x
>     James>
> The article James quotes does refer to the GPL, but Elliot is right:
> (as Tom Tromey pointed out to me) it does not say that they will use
> the GPL, but that they will use the GPL's heritage, whatever that
> means.

Well, it does seem to say GPL will be used, I hadn't noticed that before.
"GPL's heritage" is marketing BS for "we will use the GPL", most likely.

-- Elliot
"The obvious mathematical breakthrough would be development of an easy way
to factor large prime numbers." -- Bill Gates from "The Road Ahead," p. 265.

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