[Gtk-sharp-list] DataGrid control, data binding, ObjectViews, Swf,
Victor Rafael Rivarola Soerensen (FANATICO y LOCO por Cristo)
vrrivaro at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 10:57:40 EST 2005
2005/12/14, Gennadiy Donchyts <don at env.com.ua>:
> As I noticed MonoDevelop is under GPL which is ok for free development
> environment but I don't like personally
> if it would also cover other controls developed for MD. In my oppinion it
> would be best if MD will have:
> MonoDevelop (GPL) + MonoDevelop Framework (LGPL or any other less
> Under Framework I mean a set of base libraries (workflow management,
> services, commands, controls, docking).
> Some sources inside MonoDevelop (saw it in the 0.8) were with Novell license
> (?) (like TreeView).
I have previously heard of the Novell license, but haven't been able
to find any traces of it. If there is such a license, it is not listed
among the open source licenses (http://www.opensource.org/licenses/).
> But for example docking sources contain GPL which automatically means that
> such a library is useless for
> any free library which is planned to be used in commercial software also, am
> I right? Since LGPL code could
Yes, you are right.
> be used in any commercial or free (LGPL/GPL) software I see no problem
> using it. An advantage is that
> in this case it will be possible to create derived libraries from other LGPL
You are right again. I was fooled by misreading the wording of the
about box in my MD. Anyway, I have already asked the license question
(what we where trying to do and everything) to the monodevelop mailing
list and I should get a reply any moment. I will tell you when I get
> On 12/14/05, Victor Rafael Rivarola Soerensen (FANATICO y LOCO por Cristo)
> <vrrivaro at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ...
> > > Also, I can think of at least one other candidate to include in a
> > > library like this: Lluis's Dock Toolbars in MonoDevelop (here:
> > >
> > >
> > > They are pretty sweet.
> > >
> > > And, for personal reasons, It would be nice to see this library licensed
> > > under MIT X11. :)
> > >
> > > Scott
> > >
> > There seems to be a conflict of interests on your part.
> > MonoDevelop is licenced under the GNU LGPL. The LGPL states that you
> > cannot change it to any other licence, except the GPL (regardless
> > weather it is more libertine or not).
> > Now that I remember, the DataGrid control is also part of MonoDevelop
> > sometime in its history, that means we should settle on the LGPL only,
> > as the GPL is really not adecuate for a library.
> > (While I am at this, let me ask if anybody knows what is a DataGrid
> > doing in MonoDevelop?)
> > We could of course allow additional widgets that have not been freed
> > by the GNU licences under a more libertine one, but they would have to
> > be new controls, not ones based on code under the LGPL.
> > [snip]
> > God bless you all,
> > Víctor Rafael Rivarola
> > --
> > FANÁTICO
> > "Por cuanto eres tibio, y no frío ni caliente, te vomitaré de mi boca."
> > Apocalipsis 3:16
> > LOCO
> > "Porque la Palabra de la Cruz es locura para los que se pierden; pero a
> > los que se salvan, esto es, a nosotros, es poder de Dios."
> > 1 Corintios 1:18
Jesus bless you,
Víctor Rafael Rivarola
"Por cuanto eres tibio, y no frío ni caliente, te vomitaré de mi boca."
"Porque la Palabra de la Cruz es locura para los que se pierden; pero a
los que se salvan, esto es, a nosotros, es poder de Dios."
1 Corintios 1:18
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