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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@hyperreal.org>
Subject Re: LGPL code in Apache?
Date Tue, 21 Apr 1998 03:50:25 GMT
At 03:12 AM 4/21/98 +0100, Chuck Murcko wrote:
>Panos had gotten permissions for all the stuff that was in xinetd before I
>started the other ports (FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris [by Jan Wedekind],and
IRIX. I
>and later Jan are both working under the structure of the copyright that
Panos
>originally used. Snprintf() and cvt() were there already when I started
hacking
>the first BSD port. Nothing's been added from GNU since then by Jan or I.

So Panos got permission from the FSF to use cvt.c in xinetd, under his own
copyright?  I'll send him some mail and ask him.  Worst case is that we
have to rewrite ap_cvt, is all - it's about 50 lines of code.  Really
gnarly code too :)  Unless we can find it in an unencumbered source
somewhere.  Or we can just ask Stallman for an exception...?

	Brian


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