Python 2 for Debian?

Warren Postma embed at geocities.com
Wed Feb 28 02:01:45 CET 2001


>
> IIRC, it's not that Python's license is restrictive; it passes the DFSG
fine.
> It's the fact that it conflicts with the GPL according to RMS, so
distributing
> the readline module binary, say, could be a GPL violation. No one wants to
> get Debian in legal trouble.
>

This strikes me as so much pussyfooting around a non issue.   Sheesh.

Warren





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