On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 08:57:08AM -0500, Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 02:34:39PM +0400, Andrew Pantyukhin 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.
> Too bad. :( FWIW, I don't see any significant, incompatible competitors
> to bzip2 or ogg vorbis (for example).
It seems that GPL infects not only software, but minds also, with