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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: [ANN] coThreads 0.10
On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 14:29 +1000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> skaller wrote:
> 
> > Why don't you just use a different module name?
> 
> I agree. Although it is nice the have the Cothreads API be so similar
> to the native Threads module, I can't possibly imagine ever wanting
> to go from Cothreads back to Threads.

Undesirable, but there is an issue which might lead to that,
namely the licence.

CoThreads is GPL, not even LGPL, let alone LGPL with linking exception,
whereas my project, for example, is FFAU/BSD, and only tolerates
non FFAU/BSD licences in Ocaml standard distro (not 3PLs).

GPL isn't so bad for executables, but it isn't very good for
libraries.


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