At 11:25 PM 10/11/2005 +0200, Bernd Blaauw wrote:
Markus Oberhumer seems to have his own website and seems quite active.
Maybe he's interested in your patch.
It's not in a good patch form consistently matching the rest of the source,
but rather a basic hack to make things work. Also, it forces the default
stack for EXE's, although that could be fixed in a couple of
minutes. Doubtful they'd be interested in a patch that wasn't good to
insert as-is at the time of submission.
Perhaps SY3PACK stub (as your UPX counts as competition) will now become
8086 compatible, or EMM386/HIMEM back to GPL as there are no more issues
with the GPL conflicting with a stub from a non-GPL compressor. Tom's
explicit choice though, as your significant contributions are mentioned as
GPL is a blight upon the land. Tom's choice of Artistic License 2.0 was an
excellent decision, assuming one chooses to "open" rather than PD
source. I like Artistic License sufficiently well that any future open
source project I develop which isn't released as public domain will use
it. That is, I will unless OSI approves an enticing license which FSF
doesn't agree is GPL-compliant, which I will thereby embrace as a raspberry
at the FSF . Currently the only OSI-approved licenses FSF says aren't
GPL-compliant aren't very attractive to me for development.
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