Python 3000

Michal Bozon bozon at natur.cuni.cz
Fri Mar 17 14:43:08 CET 2000


On Thu, 16 Mar 2000, Gregor Hoffleit wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 16, 2000 at 02:33:45PM +0000, Martijn Faassen wrote:
> > Michal Bozon <bozon at natur.cuni.cz> wrote:
> > > I'm afraid that Python 3000 will be commercial.
> > > What about you?
> > 
> > I'm not. I think Python 3000 will have an open source license that's as
> > liberal as the current Python license. Why are you afraid it would
> > turn commercial? If that's what you mean with "commercial". Under many
> > definitions of this word Python is already commercial, being used by
> > commercial people in commercial settings for commercial projects and
> > products.
> 
> I think what Michal has in mind is what GNU speak calls "proprietary"
> software, i.e. software where the license doesn't grant you the usual
> freedoms to use and share.
> 
>     Gregor
> 

I think so because Python is very good to be free.





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