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Re: More fun with NTLM: Unicode support

From: Joshua Kwan <jkwan_at_vmware.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 10:00:28 -0700

On 10/2/09 12:50, "Yang Tse" <yangsita_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> I poked around the source tree and noticed that cURL does not even try to
>> link against iconv unless you manually configure it like that (even though
>> 99% of the time it's going to be in C library anyway.) Why is this?
>
> Not to GPL infect default configuration perhaps?

Oh, I see. But it seems like libiconv is LGPL licensed. Is that still bad?

I've never looked at the source code before, so I could theoretically do a
cleanroom utf-8 -> utf-16 conversion function and BSD license it..

-Josh

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