On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 12:04:39PM +0100, Florent Thoumie wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Andrew Pantyukhin
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 02:42:24PM -0500, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > > That's well hidden (DOC/lzam.txt in the tarball). Someone
> > > should produce some sort of lzma-lite distribution that only
> > > does the basics. Then this could be a practical option.
> > Unfortunately, a closer look dispelled the hope. The
> > public-domained files only show how to use the GPL'ed ones. I had
> > a conversation with the author, who is worried about incompatible
> > formats being spawned if he releases lzma from under LGPL. He
> > might change his mind in the future, though.
> > So I guess we'll have to stick to using lzma from ports for now.
> Maybe releasing the extracting code under public domain?
It doesn't provide the necessary "protection" since the
compressing code need not be distributed by whoever profits from