lzma (Re: HEADS UP: upgrading ImageMagick to 6.4.0-6)

Mikhail Teterin mi+mill at aldan.algebra.com
Wed Apr 16 02:35:38 UTC 2008

вівторок 15 квітень 2008 10:21 по, Brooks Davis Ви написали:
> Sadly, the author's licensing terms will limit the adoption of lzma.
> The BSD license is well established as the most restrictive acceptable
> license for successful, widely adopted compression schemes.

Ever seen the inside of gzip.c (the original)? General Public License is 
certainly more restrictive than BSD's and yet we (and just about everyone 
else under the sun) had it in the tree until very recently, when a direct 
client of libz was imported.


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