A modest proposal (was Re: beware GNU Smalltalk if you want to contribute to squeak)

Paolo Bonzini bonzini at gnu.org
Wed Jan 16 09:05:07 UTC 2008

>> OTOH, requiring completely clean-room engineering if features are taken 
>> from GNU Smalltalk and brought into Squeak is really over the top.  I'm 
>> pretty sure the FSF doesn't want to be labeled as the free-software SCO...
> Could you perhaps post some "policy" regarding these issues on the GNU
> Smalltalk site? To make your position clear I mean (and I presume you
> more or less represent the gst community).

I would have to contact the FSF about this.  I'll make a note.

> All the Smalltalk implementations and our community(ies) live in
> symbiosis more or less - and I personally see benefits with all
> different licensing kinds and Smalltalk implementations.

We agree on this.


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