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Re: ksh on cygwin

On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 01:40:19PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Thu, Jan 10, 2002 at 11:18:04AM -0500, Fleischer, Karsten (K.) wrote:
>>>If you've actually looked at the UWIN sources, this is not enough.
>>>IANAL either, but I believe that this means you've been tainted.  That
>>>means that we can't use your patches.  Sorry.
>>I've never had the chance to look at the UWIN sources.  It's
>>proprietary.  As I said before, the UWIN developers explained the
>>concepts verbally to me, no source code involved.
>>The AST tools and libraries, which form the basis for the UWIN _tools_
>>(not the UNIX emulation itself) are open source.  I rewritten some
>>things from those sources (but from memory).
>>>I hope I am misinterpreting what you said incorrectly...
>I'm not sure but I don't think it matters if the sources are
>proprietary.  Maybe this is getting incredibly picky but if you adapted
>algorithms from other non-GPL compliant programs then that is probably
>an issue, too.
>This wouldn't be an issue for the Berkeley license, though.  I don't know
>what the AST tools use for licensing.

FWIW, I'm checking on this internally now.


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