[IronPython] The Future of IronPython

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Fri Oct 22 18:37:49 CEST 2010

  On 22/10/2010 17:15, Jeff Hardy wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Vernon Cole<vernondcole at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Jeff:
>>    Can your version of zlib be slipped in to v2.7 before final now? (please
>> please pretty please)
> Well, the first issue is that it depends on another open source
> component (Component Ace's Zlib.Net -
> http://componentace.com/zlib_.NET.htm) with a different licence, and I
> don't know what the legal implications are of that.
> The second issue is that we (me and Michael) want to get a stable 2.7
> out as soon as possible, and were not planning on adding community
> modules until the 2.7.1 release.
> However, zlib support is also the single highest voted issue on
> codeplex, and the module passes all CPython tests for zlib and gzip,
> so we might make an exception. Michael?

If the licenses *are* compatible, so we can ship a fully working zlib 
module, then fine (and great).

If it takes a while to work it out I would still rather we get 2.7 out 
before we expend a great deal of effort on these issues.

All the best,

Michael Foord

> - Jeff



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