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Re: Fwd: Re: NEdit

> ------- Forwarded Message
> Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 08:48:57 -0500
> From: Mark Edel <edel@ltx.com>
> To: Roger Dingledine <arma@MIT.EDU>
> Subject: Re: seul-pub
> > I've cc'ed this to the Project Independence list (independence.seul.org)
> > in case they have anything to add (I believe they evaluated nedit as an
> > editor at one point, for inclusion in their distrib? I don't recall the
> > details on that one.)
> Thanks.  One of the problems Open Source organizations have been having
> with NEdit, is that the license borders on unacceptable, because it says
> that the distribution should be "at no charge, except for nominal media
> and distribution costs", and it's generally a wierd license.  You might
> want to pass on the additional tidbit, that come June 11, we will likely
> be changing to a normal GPL or Artistic license.

I ended rejecting it.  It wasn't on licensing terms. Perhaps I didn't
read it because I don't consider this being acceptable: such licenses
means that peoiple without cheap net access can hardly get it.  And
many of them are poor people.  In fact it was on technical terms
(Motif application) and I decided including cooledit in place.

			Jean Francois Martinez

Project Independence: Linux for the Masses