[racket] No shortcuts on linux REPL

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Apr 6 07:42:50 EDT 2012

On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 6:51 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> 9 hours ago, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
>> Our interpretation of the readline license is that doing this would
>> mean Racket (at least the command line) would need be distributed
>> under the GPL.  See
>> http://docs.racket-lang.org/readline/#%28part._readline-license%29 .
> That was the best I could decipher from doing some searches a number
> of years ago -- perhaps things have/will change...

I don't have time for a lot of license-lawyering at the moment, but
Python (which has a very liberal license) ships with line editing
enabled.  I don't know if they use readline, or some other variant.
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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