Drop of portindex
rbyrnes at mailshack.com
Mon Sep 13 21:16:46 PDT 2004
At 08:56 AM 14/09/2004, Radek Kozlowski wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 02:19:35PM -0700, Jonathan Weiss wrote:
> > Cheers,
> > I just noticed that portindex was removed from the ports-tree:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/71534
> > I just started to use portindex as an faster replacement for portsdb and I
> > ask myself if there are any issues with further using it.
> > Are there any problems with portindex or why it is dropped?
>Radim, can you please clarify under what licence you've released the
>previous versions of portindex?
>I have to say that I'm very surprised by your decision, as portindex is
>a great program and many people (myself included) started to like it
>(and use it). Pity.
I would say, from reading the pr, and the fact that there is no licence
specified, that the author has released it into the public domain - as well
as relinquishing copyright. Since the licence on this version has either
been changed or not specified, anyone could possibly pick up the project.
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