[Python-ideas] Monitor implementation for the stdlib?
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Mon Oct 22 20:55:28 CEST 2007
> > > > Why not put it on a googlecode svn repository?
> > >
> > > They're picky about licensing. I don't think I can put a patch to
> > > python on there.
> > Are you sure? Where do you read this? The way I see it, you can't make
> > something available using the Python license (and for good reason,
> > it's a crappy license even though it's OSI-approved and
> > GPL-compatible), but there's no reason you can't release patches to
> > Python under the Apache 2 license -- after all the PSF suggests that
> > license for all contributions *to* Python as well.
2007/10/22, Adam Olsen <rhamph at gmail.com>:
> Since the patch is based on code using the Python license I'm not sure
> how the diffs I post will be *completely* under my license.
Doesn't matter. The PSF license allows you to relicense it.
> I planned to ask the PSF to help me sort out what *exactly* needed to
> do wrt licensing before posting my patch.
Please do; they will be happy to explain this to you.
> > > I will eventually post on python's bug tracker.
> > Sounds hardly the place for a variant of the language.
> I haven't decided if I should view it as a language variant or as an
>From the description you mailed me long ago it's clearly a language variant.
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