[Haskell-cafe] Re: The Future of MissingH

Benjamin Franksen benjamin.franksen at bessy.de
Sun Nov 26 17:46:34 EST 2006

Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Friday, November 24, 2006, 7:32:55 PM, you wrote:
>> Josef Svenningsson posted a comment on my blog today that got me to
>> thinking.  He suggested that people may be "intimidated by the size of
>> MissingH, confused by the undescriptive name, and don't quite know what's
>> in there."  And I think he's right.
> first, is it possible to integrate MissingH inside existing core libs,
> i.e. Haskell libs supported by Haskell community? i think that it will
> be impossible if MissingH will hold its GPL status. i think that
> such fundamental library as MissingH should be BSDified to allow use
> it both in commercial and non-commercial code

I hate to be nitpicking but GPL is not only compatible with but encourages
commerce in general and commercial software in particular. It is
incompatible with proprietary software. There's a difference.


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