Python 2.0b1 is released!

Grant Griffin g2 at
Sat Sep 9 17:20:25 CEST 2000

Remco Gerlich wrote:
> Grant Edwards wrote in comp.lang.python:
> > >There is something *you* can do, though:  tell CNRI how important Python's
> > >GPL-compatibility is to you,
> >
> > I'm trying to figure out how GPL compatibility (or lack thereof) affects the
> > user.
> For instance, I'm linking Python 2 with the readline lib now (which is GPL).
> That's standard on Linux.
> If the two aren't compatible, I don't have a license to use the resulting
> binary. Since I have combined incompatible licenses, I don't have a license
> to the software at all.
> I happen to believe that they *are* compatible, so sue me FSF :).

Naw...they don't sue people for stuff like that: they just burn 'em at
the stake. <wink>


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