New license for GMP 5

Mark Rodenkirch
Tue, 1 Apr 2003 06:21:00 -0600

On Tuesday, April 1, 2003, at 03:02 AM, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:

> The Swox board of directors today decided to release future
> versions of GMP under a new type of Free License, the Swox Gauged
> Public License (SGPL).
> The new license means that source code will no longer be provided
> to users.  The GMP sources are really very complex, and most
> users don't read them anyway, says Jarl-Bong Rundt=F6rn, Swox's
> Director of Public Relations.
> Future GMP versions will be available for the following
> platforms: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT,
> Windows 2000, and Windows XP.
> The initial list price for running the new GMP will be
> approximately $100 per 10e15 word operations.  This means that a
> million digits of Pi can be computed for as little as $1.50, if
> the best known algorithms are being used.  The Swox Gauged Public
> License allows a flexible set of payment options.
> For more information, please contact Aprila Primavera
> (
> --=20
> Torbj=F6rn

Almost had me there...=