[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANNOUNCE: iteratee-compress 0.1.1

Felipe Lessa felipe.lessa at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 20:14:58 EDT 2010

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 9:59 PM, Maciej Piechotka <uzytkownik2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently I thought only about bzip2/gzip. Probably .xz support would
> follow if any.
> LZO, as you said, is on GPL-2. While I have no problems with GPL-2 some
> potential users may (Haskell tend to be BSD3 community). Does anyone
> knows if conditional compilation solves problem? In my interpretation of
> GPL-2 yes but I'm not sure.

Conditional compilation is tricky for licensing purposes, I think.
But a 'iteratee-compress-lzo' or 'iteratee-compress-gpl' package would
definitely avoid such issues.



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