Netscape, GPL & Lisp

Chris Bitmead chrisb@Ans.Com.Au
Sat, 28 Mar 1998 07:58:30 +0000

Byron Davies wrote:
> The source code for Netscape Navigator turns GPL on March 31.

Well, it doesn't actually turn GPL, but it does turn free, which
is close enough.

>  How about
> reimplementing it in Common Lisp, providing a Lisp-based desktop primed for
> further innovation?

If you're going to reimplement it, what does it matter if you
have the source code or not (since it is written in C and C++)?

Chris Bitmead