On 11/16/2009 05:04 PM, Andreas Jung wrote:
> Am 16.11.09 16:51, schrieb Tres Seaver:
>> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>>> exar...@twistedmatrix.com wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I've just contributed a patch to CPython adding os.initgroups based on
>>>> this extension module:
>>>>
>>>>   http://svn.zope.org/Zope/trunk/src/initgroups/
>>>>
>>>> The CPython ticket is here:
>>>>
>>>>   http://bugs.python.org/issue7333
>>>>
>>>> I don't think there should be any licensing issues, as the ZPL is
>> pretty
>>>> permissive and the code is very short.  However, if there are,
>> could the
>>>> code in question be relicensed for CPython under the Python license?
>>
>>> I've passed this question along to the Zope Foundation.
>>
>> IMO, there isn't really much of anything "protectable" in that module:
>> it is a micro-thin wrapper around a libc syscall.  If I sat down to
>> write the module from scratch, I bet I would come within a negligable
>> diff (whitespace, ordering of #includes, etc.) of the same code.
>>
>> Just for belt-and-suspeders:  as a ZF board member, I would certainly
>> vote to contribute the code to Python.
> Same here - discussing about this issue takes longer than writing the
> code from scratch :)

Another "me too". :)

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