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Date: Thu, 13 Jan 94 08:56:54 -0500
From: DJ Delorie <dj AT ctron DOT com>
To: mjo AT mrao DOT cam DOT ac DOT uk
Cc: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: Math functions in djgpp

Please do NOT use djgpp-announce for technical discussions.  That list
is for announcements ONLY.

> I've been browsing the maths library in libsrc/m/src and some of the
> functions are a tad simplistic e.g. the tanh that I've been moaning
> about of late. Is there a good reason that prevents us replacing these
> with the relevant stuff from glib ?

Yes.  The glib stuff is LGPL, which is not allowed in libc.a, libm.a,
or libpc.a, as it would restrict commercial use.

> [BSD copyright deleted]
> Does this present a problem for inclusion in the djgpp release ?

No.  This is a standard Public Domain copyright, and the README for
djgpp complies with the notification conditions.


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