[kde-community] Fwd: Request to join the Kde incubator for GCompris

Richard Moore rich at kde.org
Thu Feb 13 22:15:54 UTC 2014

Resending since the previous from address was blocked.

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From: Richard Moore <richmoore44 at gmail.com>
Date: 13 February 2014 21:52
Subject: Re: [kde-community] Request to join the Kde incubator for GCompris
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On 13 February 2014 21:40, Bruno Coudoin <bruno.coudoin at gcompris.net> wrote:

> Le 13/02/2014 21:59, Jaroslaw Staniek a écrit :
 This is like a hybrid, one leg in KDE, one leg in FSF so far and
>> really, a distraction or me. If this is mostly work from scratch, I
>> hope relicensing would be possible.
> I have not thought it this way but this is a wise remark. Yes as a new
> project we could settle on GPL 2+.
> We will have some trouble with the data. As I mentioned the idea is to
> reuse the data (dataset, graphics, voices) in GCompris and we have many
> that are also under GPL 3+.

Personally I see no problem with having GPL 3+ data sets. For that matter I
don't really see a problem with specific applications using GPL 3+ (though
I wouldn't myself). The main downside is that it means that none of the
code can be promoted to kdelibs should it prove useful in a wider context.


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