[Zope-dev] Contributing initgroups upstream
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Mon Nov 16 11:04:26 EST 2009
Am 16.11.09 16:51, schrieb Tres Seaver:
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
> > exarkun at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I've just contributed a patch to CPython adding os.initgroups based on
> >> this extension module:
> >> http://svn.zope.org/Zope/trunk/src/initgroups/
> >> The CPython ticket is here:
> >> http://bugs.python.org/issue7333
> >> I don't think there should be any licensing issues, as the ZPL is
> >> permissive and the code is very short. However, if there are,
> could the
> >> code in question be relicensed for CPython under the Python license?
> > I've passed this question along to the Zope Foundation.
> IMO, there isn't really much of anything "protectable" in that module:
> it is a micro-thin wrapper around a libc syscall. If I sat down to
> write the module from scratch, I bet I would come within a negligable
> diff (whitespace, ordering of #includes, etc.) of the same code.
> Just for belt-and-suspeders: as a ZF board member, I would certainly
> vote to contribute the code to Python.
Same here - discussing about this issue takes longer than writing the
code from scratch :)
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