[MonoDevelop] Licensing concerns.

Christoph Wille christophw@alphasierrapapa.com
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 22:42:19 +0200

At 10:34 PM 7/13/2004, Todd Berman wrote:
>On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 22:33 +0200, Christoph Wille wrote:
> > At 10:23 PM 7/13/2004, you wrote:
> > >Right now, the new code in MonoDevelop is under basically NO license,
> > >which is totally unacceptable.
> >
> > Not exactly; as every contribution will link against something that came
> > from #develop (core, whatever else) it is derivative work. Even though it
> > is lots of work. That's the whole idea of the GPL.
>It is not a derivative work just because it 'links', if linking created
>a derivative work, you wouldn't need the tainting clauses in the GPL.

Why do you think was the LGPL created?