afpl vs gnu ghostscript

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Wed Apr 23 17:42:40 PDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 05:30:43PM -0700, David Bear wrote:
> can anyone tell me the difference between afpl ghostscript and gnu
> ghostscript in the ports collection.  afplghostscript is at v8, while
> gnu ghostscript is a lowever number..
> other than the license (gpl vs ?) are there functional differences?

The AFPL version is a later version of the program and has a different
licence than the GNU version.  That is the difference.

For more information go to and read the
FAQ and other documentation found there.

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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013 at

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