- From: Elliot Lee <sopwith cuc edu>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Gnomescape...when?
- Date: Thu, 22 Jan 1998 14:04:16 -0500 (EST)
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> http://www.netscape.com/newsref/pr/newsrelease558.html?cp=nws01flh1
> 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
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 http://www.redhat.com/
"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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