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Re: [Chicken-users] faster threading

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] faster threading
Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2008 12:09:03 +0100
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On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 01:22:10AM -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> felix winkelmann scripsit:
> > On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Marc Feeley <address@hidden> wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm glad you decided to use the red-black tree implementation from Snow.  
> > > As
> > > you know this code was originally written by the MIT-Scheme team and I 
> > > made
> > > some important changes to improve the efficiency.  Please maintain the
> > > copyright notice and comments at the top of the code which explain all of
> > > Also note that the code has an LGPL license.
> > 
> > Ugh. Sorry, not compatible.
> Sure it's compatible.  LGPL code can be used as part of a larger work
> under any license: it is not viral.

People who choose Chicken for its license will now not be able to do so,
since it includes code with a different license.

I hate license wars, but having one clear license in one body of code is
important, whatever that license is (be it GPL or BSD).

"The process of preparing programs for a digital computer
 is especially attractive, not only because it can be economically
 and scientifically rewarding, but also because it can be an aesthetic
 experience much like composing poetry or music."
                                                        -- Donald Knuth

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