[slime-devel] Re: Slime licence problems: a possible solution

Luke Gorrie luke at synap.se
Wed Oct 19 12:02:22 UTC 2005

Peter Van Eynde <pvaneynd at debian.org> writes:

> Alceste Scalas noticed that the problematic xref.lisp file is only used
> by clisp, so removing it becomes a possibility. It would be painfull for
> the clisp hackers, but who needs xref anyway? :-)

This would be a bit of a pity just because it's a nice module.

> Then the only barriers between slime and main would be:
> -swank-ecl.lisp:
>   we could remove this too, but I would prefer to have it with _some_
>   licence
>  someone just has to declare then PD?

Can we make this declaration in e.g. the README or a COPYING file?

How is this normally done? I don't remember seeing license
declarations inside ChangeLog or NEWS files.

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