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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: pthreads update
Date Mon, 20 Apr 1998 23:40:38 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> 
> 
> On Mon, 20 Apr 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> > Some companies may need to make more significant NSPR changes for needed
> > internal functionality.  Under the NPL, they must document and distribute
> > those changes, even if they are only internal use, right?  I'm not sure
> > that thrills me.
> 
> No they could implement foobarthreads and then port NSPR to foobarthreads
> and distribute the port only.  Or they could reimplement the NSPR API
> directly without using NSPR code at all.
> 

True enough... but then again, that's like saying they could
reimplement the Apache API without using Apache code at all, so
the Apache code can be "restrictive" :) :)

Having just skimmed the NSPR code, it looks a bit more tricky than
simple POSIX threads, but do-able :/

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