On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 08:14:44PM -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote: > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > >>Except that bash requires all the icky GNU utilities to build so you > >>have to GNUify your system. > > > >And perl doesn't? It was GPL last I knew. > > The entirety of Perl falls under the GPL and Artistic license at this > time. Read the perl-porters archives for more debate on Perl licensing.
More to the point, Perl is dual-licensed -- redistributable under the terms of either the GPL or the Artistic License, at your discretion. As such, I tend to think of my Perl installs as being Artistic License, not GPL. -- CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ] MacUser, Nov. 1990: "There comes a time in the history of any project when it becomes necessary to shoot the engineers and begin production." _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"