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Re: GNU readline and BSD license

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>, Alfred Perlstein <bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: GNU readline and BSD license
Date: 2000-12-30 00:16:49
Message-ID: 12675.978135409@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> writes:
> Actually, IMHO, the pro to moving to libedit is that we could include it
> as part of the distribution and make history a *standard* feature

How big is libedit?  If it's tiny, that might be a good argument ...
but I don't want to see us bulking up our distro with something that
people could and should get directly from its source.

			regards, tom lane

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