[MonoDevelop] Licensing concerns.

Mike Krueger mike@icsharpcode.net
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 22:00:20 +0200


I don't know if it is possible - you could dual-license the new code 
GPL/MIT X11, but I think that's difficult to manage because MonoDevelop 
code needs to link to GPLed code somewhere ... but for independend 
libraries I don't see a problem.


>	Until now, the licensing situation for MonoDevelop has been a bit up in
>the air. All of the code that originated from SharpDevelop is licensed
>under the GPL. However, the licensing the various existing contributors
>to MonoDevelop itself have been using is kind of up in the air.
>I am going to be explicitly using the MIT X11 license on all new code
>that I write for MonoDevelop, and would like some input from various
>contributors/users about mandating the MIT X11 for new code inclusion.
>What I would like to see is everyone relicense all their code inside MD,
>both future contributions and past contributions, to MIT X11. However, I
>would like to get some discussion going about requiring/making this
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