Login | Register
My pages Projects Community openCollabNet

Discussions > dev > Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification

propel
Discussion topic

Back to topic list

Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification

Reply

Author hlellelid
Full name Hans Lellelid
Date 2008-04-11 05:07:31 PDT
Message David Z├╝lke wrote:
> Am 07.04.2008 um 14:54 schrieb Hans Lellelid:
>> Hi Lex -
>>
>> Alexander Kahl wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2008-04-07 at 06:38 -0400, Hans Lellelid wrote:
>>>> Oh ... yes, of course. I didn't realize that v3 was compatible w/
>>>> Apache 2. I didn't see it on the page listing acceptable licenses.
>>>> Do you have a link for that?
>>> While I have no source explicitly listing LGPLv3 as compatible to
>>> Apache-2, compatibility can be logically concluded by looking at the
>>> additions of the LGPLv3 to the GPLv3 [1] and realizing there are no
>>> changes to the "patent termination and indemnification provisions" [2]
>>> that cause the GPLv2 incompatibility but are present in the GPLv3.
>>> [1] http://www.gnu.org/l​icenses/lgpl.html
>>> [2] http://www.apache.or​g/licenses/GPL-compa​tibility.html
>>>> If that's the case, then this is easy. We'll just update to v3,
>>>> make that explicit in the headers and move along... :)
>>> I really hope the LGPLv3 suffices to ensure this! :)
>>
>> Yes, after reading some more docs & discussion, it does indeed look
>> like these should be compatible.
>>
>> Assuming that there's no objection (I don't expect any), we will
>> switch to using the LGPLv3.
>
> Fine with me. Can we do that? Did we state an LGPL version before? If
> yes, I assume we'd actually need written permission of each contributor
> to relicense his contribution. Meh.

I'm not entirely sure... We didn't state a version before (the headers
just say LGPL); however, we did include version 2.1 (since that was
originally the most recent version) in the distros.

I'm gong to chat about this with a lawyer next week and will communicate
whatever I learn there.

Hans

« Previous message in topic | 8 of 17 | Next message in topic »

Messages

Show all messages in topic

Propel Licensing Clarification Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> 2008-04-05 03:21:53 PDT
     Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-05 04:42:17 PDT
         Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> 2008-04-07 01:14:11 PDT
             Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-07 03:38:37 PDT
                 Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> 2008-04-07 05:37:56 PDT
                     Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-07 05:54:17 PDT
                         Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification =?ISO-8859-1?Q?David_Z=FClke?= <dz at bitxtender dot com> =?ISO-8859-1?Q?David_Z=FClke?= <dz at bitxtender dot com> 2008-04-11 04:58:49 PDT
                             Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-11 05:07:31 PDT
                                 Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification =?ISO-8859-1?Q?David_Z=FClke?= <dz at bitxtender dot com> =?ISO-8859-1?Q?David_Z=FClke?= <dz at bitxtender dot com> 2008-04-12 12:12:02 PDT
                                 Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> 2008-04-21 02:49:52 PDT
                                     Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-21 04:01:47 PDT
                                         Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> 2008-04-21 04:37:29 PDT
                                             Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-21 04:39:57 PDT
                                                 Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> Alexander Kahl <akahl at iconmobile dot com> 2008-04-21 04:50:01 PDT
                                                     Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-21 04:51:42 PDT
                                             Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification =?ISO-8859-1?Q?David_Z=FClke?= <dz at bitxtender dot com> =?ISO-8859-1?Q?David_Z=FClke?= <dz at bitxtender dot com> 2008-04-24 17:09:12 PDT
     Re: [propel-dev] Propel Licensing Clarification hlellelid Hans Lellelid 2008-04-05 05:27:28 PDT
Messages per page: