[MonoDevelop] Licensing concerns.

Christoph Wille christophw@alphasierrapapa.com
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 22:28:20 +0200

At 10:19 PM 7/13/2004, Todd Berman wrote:
> > Bottomline: unless you remove all code from #develop from MonoDevelop's
> > codebase, the result is MonoDevelop is a GPL application, even with
> > MIT-licensed contributions. Which will cause one hell of a problem for
> > people who want to reuse code but don't see immediately what was which
> > license originally.
> >
>Understood, and agreed, however, we need to provide some sort of
>licensing sanity thoughout the application, and I am unwilling to
>mandate the GPL, and am far more interesting in seeing new code use MIT
>X11, as that allows us potential greater flexibility in the future.

I see one problem, though: you are using our core. Everything is built on 
top of that. So... how can anyone write non-GPL code on top of the GPL-ed core?