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Date:      Thu, 5 Jul 2007 01:38:57 -0600
From:      Chad Perrin <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: The worst error message in history belongs to... BIND9!
Message-ID:  <20070705073857.GD46581@demeter.hydra>
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On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 08:14:44PM -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> wrote:
> >>Except that bash requires all the icky GNU utilities to build so you
> >>have to GNUify your system.
> >
> >And perl doesn't?  It was GPL last I knew.
> The entirety of Perl falls under the GPL and Artistic license at this 
> time. Read the perl-porters archives for more debate on Perl licensing.

More to the point, Perl is dual-licensed -- redistributable under the
terms of either the GPL or the Artistic License, at your discretion.  As
such, I tend to think of my Perl installs as being Artistic License, not

CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ ]
MacUser, Nov. 1990: "There comes a time in the history of any project when
it becomes necessary to shoot the engineers and begin production."

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