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Re: Future Perl development

Nicholas Clark
February 7, 2007 07:24
Re: Future Perl development
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On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 06:49:32PM +0100, Robin Redeker wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 11:32:55AM -0600, David Nicol wrote:

> > I tried forking perl some time ago; the general plan was to write a perl 
> > parser in perl
> A fork does not need to be a complete rewrite, does it?

No, it does not need to be.

But under the terms of the Artistic License, if one is not distributing the
"Standard Version" then one may not call it "Perl". One is not bound by this
restriction under the GPL, so it would be feasible to ship a partial re-write
as GPL only.

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