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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: pfopen: why fopen and not open?
Date Sat, 06 Dec 1997 19:12:23 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> I thought we went through this earlier in the summer :)  sfio we can't use
> because of its license (in particular, its license complicates commercial
> redistribution of apache), and I forget what we decided on bstdio...  It
> would be nice to start off with an already written buffered i/o library
> though.  buff.c has most of what we need already though. 

I recall our discussions about the portability issues of sfio
and bstdio, but I thought that was all we went through. sfio's
license is a consideration, but I was hoping that it would
be handled by Perl by then, since Perl now has the hooks for
using sfio :)

      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services           |
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