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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: NSPR ping.
Date Wed, 07 Apr 1999 18:44:59 GMT
I think I've made my ambivalence pretty clear in the past... I like NSPR
-- it is a goal we should strive for with APR.  You've got the energy. 
The license is holding us back on NSPR, so it makes sense. 


On Mon, 5 Apr 1999, Ryan Bloom wrote:

> I tried sending a note about this a few minutes ago, and as far as I can
> tell it didn't go through, so I am sending a new one.  If this was sent
> twice, I'm sorry.
> I am pinging about my favorite topic again, NSPR.  It is now April 5th,
> and we still haven't heard anything about the new Mozilla License.  They
> have been in the news for the last week, because Mozilla is 1 year old,
> but nothing about the next release with a new License, not even when it
> can be expected.
> They have recently lost at least one of their key developers, and I would
> assume that with AOL laying off 430 people at Netscape, that some people
> at Mozilla have been let go.
> How much longer do we wait until we decide to either commit to NSPR or
> dump it and go with APR.  I believe we need to make a decision and stick
> to it.  If we decide to go with APR and then three weeks from now, NSPR is
> released, so we change to NSPR, we will have lost a lot of time.  WE can
> get APR started this week, and as soon as the File I/O stuff is written,
> it can be added to the server while Network I/O code is written.  I think
> we can get APR written and in the apache-apr tree by the end of next month
> in a worst case scenario.
> I am +1 on giving up on NSPR now, and beginning work on APR.
> Ryan
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