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RE: Java

> >Given all that you're saying, why isn't Curl (the language, not the IDEs
> >etc.) open source?  It looks like a very interesting language, but last
> >time I checked I couldn't use it because it doesn't run on Linux
> (though I
> >gather that an alpha version for Linux has just been released).
> A very early version of Curl was available as Open Source and for
> Linux, Windows and Solaris. See:
> http://cag-www.lcs.mit.edu/curl/
> The source is still available for download. Note that the
> 'modern' Curl is slightly different from this older Curl. The
> older 'Curl' still provides an interesting playground for
> learning/using Curl.

The language and libraries have changed quite considerably from the original
MIT Curl, so I would highly recommend you use the latest commercial version
instead of the MIT version unless you have your heart set on playing with
the source.

- Christopher