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1This version of NcFTP does not support GNU Readline (nor will future 2versions). It does include an integrated command line editor, "getline." 3It has been enhanced by me to include a mini-VI emulation and support 4for tab completion, so for most users, "getline" will serve as a capable 5replacement. 6 7So, why isn't Readline supported, even as a configurable option? 8 9(1) Readline's license was not compatible with NcFTP's, even though NcFTP 10has been a free program since its genesis in 1991. NcFTP's license has 11been revised since then, but I don't want to re-integrate support for it. 12 13(2) The getline code is lean and mean, whereas Readline is rather 14bloated. (NcFTP is about 100k smaller when linked with getline!) 15 16(3) Hardly anyone should miss Readline, since getline now supports 17almost all the functionality NcFTP was using from Readline. 18 19(4) I didn't feel like bothering with Readline for the Win32 port.