[Python-Dev] License status and 1.6 and 2.0 releases

Vladimir Marangozov Vladimir.Marangozov@inrialpes.fr
Tue, 5 Sep 2000 16:17:36 +0200 (CEST)

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Folks,
> After a Labor Day weekend ful excitement, I have good news and bad
> news.

Don'it worry about the bad news! :-)

> The good news is that both Python 1.6 and Python 2.0b1 will be
> released today (in *some* US timezone :-).  The former from
> python.org, the latter from pythonlabs.com.

Great! w.r.t. the latest demand for help with patches, tell us
what & whom patches you want among those you know about.

> The bad news is that there's still no agreement from Stallman that the
> CNRI open source license is GPL-compatible.

This is no surprise.  I don't think they will agree any time soon.
If they do so by the end of the year, that would make us happy, though.

> So look forward to announcements later today, and get out the
> (qualified) champagne...!

Ahem, which one?
Veuve Cliquot, Dom Perignon, Moet & Chandon or Taittinger Millésimé? :-)

       Vladimir MARANGOZOV          | Vladimir.Marangozov@inrialpes.fr
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