Python 2 for Debian?
tim.one at home.com
Tue Feb 27 20:43:23 EST 2001
> But who's doing the pussyfooting ? RMS ? Debian ? CNRI ? Each one is doing
> what they think is best. Note that the licence talks are still ongoing, and
> a GPL-compatible 1.6.1 was released not a few days ago.
Careful, there. RMS has not said that 1.6.1 has a GPL-compatible license, so
even that part remains unclear (to us too).
> Python 2.0 is derived from 1.6 though, not 1.6.1, and also contains
> some BeOpen
> (and for 2.1, possibly some DC)
Nope. DC is very generously assigning their Python IP rights to the Python
Software Foundation, which doesn't yet exist <wink>. But until it does,
they're assigning them to Guido directly. And despite nested scopes, I still
> specific stuff, so it requires some extra attention.
> But there is still hope :)
Yes, there is. Possibly even in our lifetimes.
although-a-lifetime-remains-too-much-to-bet-on-it-ly y'rs - tim
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