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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: readline license (was: [ANN] coThreads 0.10)
On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 18:33 +0200, Xavier Leroy wrote:

> >>Surely that's not a good reason anymore; there are non-GPL
> >>workalikes to readline().
> >
> >
> > Well one might ask Inria why they don't use it?
> 
> (Just an aside: please say "the Caml development team" rather than
> "Inria", these are two different things.)

Sorry! Hmm .. is there a shorter form you'd find appropriate?

> So, yes, readline being GPL is a serious obstacle to using it within
> the OCaml toplevel.  More details in this old thread:
> 
> http://groups.google.com/group/fa.caml/browse_thread/thread/e7266ab6e6df91e7/e5ce04a21c80cac0
> 
> This said, rlwrap works pretty well and I don't see many advantages to
> linking directly with readline.

I had no idea this program existed. I tried it an am impressed.


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