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From Randy Terbush <ra...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: dist size (was Re: cvs commit: apachen/htdocs/manual LICENSE)
Date Sun, 19 Oct 1997 22:04:30 GMT
> According to Brian Behlendorf:
> 
> >  At some point (before 1.3 final?) this should be propagated to all the
> >  places where the license is printed (i.e. all .c and .h files, where
> >  else?).  Either that or we leave the license out of individual source code
> >  files; it would certainly make the distribution smaller.
> 
> Good idea (IMHO) this would make the distribution approx. 350k smaller.
> I'm also wondering if it would be good idea to remove the manual (850k) from
> the distribution and create a separate manual-distribution?
> 
> 
> ciao...

No. The license needs to appear in the source files to remove all 
doubt. There are enough questions about the license as it is.

If you want to reduce the size of the distribution, remove the 
docs. I don't quite understand why we ever decided they needed to 
be included.






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