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Re: [Gap-dev-discuss] hosting Zipper on GAP

From: Sebastian Reitenbach
Subject: Re: [Gap-dev-discuss] hosting Zipper on GAP
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:29:50 +0100
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On Thursday, January 19, 2012 18:16 CET, Riccardo Mottola <address@hidden> 
> Hi,
> sounds like a reasonable idea, let me play with it a bit. It put it in 
> GPL V2 or later. This allows us to put it GPLV3 or later in the future, 
> in case it becomes necessary and the rest of GNUstep gets relicensed.

Here are the patches I have in the OpenBSD ports tree:

Or if you have OpenBSD around, then you probably already have them around ;)


> Riccardo
> On 01/19/2012 08:51 AM, Sebastian Reitenbach wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > while asking Dirk Olmes about the state of Zipper, and what plans he had, I 
> > remembered having approached him with regard to Zipper about a year ago, 
> > because of some little bugs, where I now have the patches in the OpenBSD 
> > ports tree. That time he answered to look into it, but it seems he never 
> > got around to do so. Knowing that, I politely offered him to host zipper on 
> > GAP.
> >
> > It took him a while to answer, and to think about it. He said its 
> > unfurtunate, and he has no idea whether he will work on it again.
> > On the other side he was really happy with the offer to give it a new home 
> > on GAP.
> >
> > Its a useful application, integrates nicely in GWorkspace, therefore it 
> > would be a shame to leave it bitrotting.
> >
> > I'd take care of it, creating a new page on GAP, importing it into CVS, and 
> > all this stuff needed.
> >
> > The only concern I have is with the License, it doesn't really have one. 
> > I'll ask him whether we could license it as "GPLv2 or newer".
> > I'll approach him with this topic. I hope/guess he will be fine with that.
> >
> > Where should it be imported into CVS? user-apps, system-apps?
> >
> > cheers,
> > Sebastian
> >

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