Bill Allombert on Fri, 30 Jan 2004 15:16:51 +0100

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Re: Preparing PARI 2.3

On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 12:18:47AM -0800, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 02:06:35AM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> > --- Get rid of the gnuplot support due to licensing issue.
> What issue?  Anyway, the current default being dynamic loading of the
> code which is not required for functionality of the product, there may
> be no issues at all...  (as far as I understand)

Well, I did not plan initially to mention this issue at this stage, 
it looks like I made a copy-paste error.

If I remember correctly, the issue that gnuplot is not a GNU program
unlike the name seems to imply, and in fact come with a license which is
incompatible with the GNU GPL, the license of PARI/GP and GNU readline.