[Mono-osx] License for CSharpPlugin?
allan at counterpop.net
Sat Jan 6 19:53:57 EST 2007
I haven't looked at Susan's plugin, so I don't know how it's
architected (my own uses of Mono don't require a lot of C#
development in XCode). The FSF's opinion on GPL plugins for non-free
applications may be of interest:
We're currently going through a GPL->LGPL relicensing effort with
Perian for this reason (among others).
On Jan 6, 2007, at 3:56 PM, Susan Mackay wrote:
> My code certainly IS based on Damien's code, and I believe this is
> acknowledged in the documentation and most of the source files.
> However, a
> quick look over the files/documents I have printed out failed to
> show any
> license information other than 'copyright' statements.
> To me, this shows the power of these discussions: it beings
> together the
> best of the knowledgeable people.
> On 7/1/07 02:05, "Andreas Färber" <andreas.faerber at web.de> wrote:
>> Am 06.01.2007 um 15:19 schrieb kangaroo:
>>> I have two things to say about this;
>>> 1. It sounds like MIT/X11 is most in line with what you want. It
>>> pretty much says in laymans terms; "Take this and o what you want
>>> it. You can use it commercially. You don't have to open-source
>>> stuff. You cant blame me if it breaks something."
>>> 2. I _STRONGLY_ suggest reading the license you pick fully before
>>> commiting to it. You cannot unhatch an egg.
>> You all are forgetting something here...
>> If Susan's code is based on Damien's code (which it probably is) then
>> it's under GPL anyway. The MIT or whatever license could then only be
>> applied to her *spec files.
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