|Bill Allombert on Tue, 03 Feb 2004 17:32:16 +0100|
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|Re: Preparing PARI 2.3|
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 01:01:27PM -0800, Ilya Zakharevich wrote: > On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 03:09:38PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote: > > > 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. > > IIRC the relation of dynalinking to GPL, we are safe. Anyway, we > could make an exception in *our* license (for the purpose of linking > with plotting engines). That will not work if you also link with GNU readline at the same time since readline is GPL. Cheers, Bill.