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From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, January 11, 2004, 20:32
Mark J. Reed scripsit:

> A mistype on my part. I meant "open source", not "public domain"; the > intended contrast was with the original vi editor, whose source code > is proprietary.
Actually, it isn't. It contains AT&T and Berkeley source code: the latter is licensed under the BSD license, whereas the AT&T code belongs to one of the Ancient Unix versions, licensed by Caldera under a close variant of the BSD two years ago. -- John Cowan In might the Feanorians / that swore the unforgotten oath brought war into Arvernien / with burning and with broken troth. and Elwing from her fastness dim / then cast her in the waters wide, but like a mew was swiftly borne, / uplifted o'er the roaring tide. --the Earendillinwe