Pine and Pico Article

Tony Cota hylas at pacificrim.net
Tue Jul 3 21:27:15 PDT 2001


At 3:33 PM -0700 7/3/01, Lawrence Lin wrote:

>"The University of Washington's Pine mailer. A popular piece of software,

>indeed, as is its editor component, Pico. So much so that most people turn a

>blind eye to its license: a license, I feel, that is as bad as anything that

>has ever come out of Redmond."[1]


It was a nice piece of anti-Pine FUD. I didn't think it was a great
article. The Pine license, IMHO, is just not that big a deal. I wrote
the author though, and expressed a few criticisms of his article. If
you want, I'll post them with his reply, if I get one.
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