[Python-Dev] Leading with XML-RPC

Gregor Hoffleit gregor@hoffleit.de
Tue, 17 Jul 2001 16:32:09 +0200

On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 10:21:54AM -0400, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > any reason we cannot ship a snapshot of the expat sources
> > with Python?  (just the necessary files, that is: three C files,
> > and some header files)
> Well, there's maintenance (someone has to sync these files from the
> expat source tree into the Python tree regularly) and possibly
> licensing (I don't know about the expat license, but who knows if it's
> GPL compatible).

Grumble, browse, murmur... The license should be fine for all practical
uses: It's a MIT/X style license, i.e. very similar to the old Python
license, and therefore compatible with the GPL without any doubt ;-) !