[MonoDevelop] Licensing concerns.

Todd Berman tberman@off.net
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 16:23:53 -0400

On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 22:25 +0200, Christoph Wille wrote:
> >- Having multiple licenses in a project just causes confusion in my opinion
> Definitely, unless you had a policy in place at the very beginning of the 
> project. And "existing code has license A, code that is injected in 
> existing code is license B"...

What I am saying is that we will (potentially) be saying 'Existing code
has license GPL, new code written by MonoDevelop contributors will be
licensed as MIT X11', and I would like to do it retroactively, which
would mean securing every contributors agreement to allow this to

If we do go this route, I will have NO issue ripping out and rewriting
code that people will not allow to be covered under this license.

Right now, the new code in MonoDevelop is under basically NO license,
which is totally unacceptable.