Re: [LINK] Faster RNG

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 07/10/98

On Fri, 10 Jul 1998, d. hall wrote:

>>>>>> thus on Thu, 9 Jul 1998 18:31:19 -0400, George wrote:
>> On Thu, 9 Jul 1998, d. hall wrote:
>>> It's hard to argue against a PRNG that has a period of 2^19937-1 with
>>> tight, fast code generation.
>> It's GPL and incompatible with the Diku license.
>That's a blatantly wrong statement.  Circle already has a GPL'ed
>source/program included within it's distribution.

Um, no, read the license.  We do have a GPL program,  That file
does not link with CircleMUD itself and is therefore valid.

Now go read the GPL:

"This General Public License does not permit incorporating your program
into proprietary programs.  If your program is a subroutine library, you
may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with
the library.  If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Library General
Public License instead of this License."

George Greer, | Genius may have its limitations, but          | stupidity is not thus handicapped.    |                  -- Elbert Hubbard

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