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

Lydia Pintscher lydia at kde.org
Sun Feb 16 17:40:12 UTC 2014


On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 9:05 AM, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org> wrote:
>> decides to go for GPLv3+, and then leaves the project, it is possible
>> that a rewrite would need to happen for the new people getting
>> involved to avoid the limitation of GPLv3 which is not present in
>> GPLv2. This would impose an additional overhead for the project.
>
> This is not limited to GPLv3, of course, but also GPL->LGPL (for instance).
> This is one of the reasons KDE e.V. introduced the FLA agreement, so that if
> people do go away we can continue to manage the licensing of the code within
> the boundaries set out (must be Free software, stick to the licenses in our
> policies, etc.) I hope that a large % of KDE community members have signed it
> by now as it resolves this exact issue.

Excellent point, Aaron! There's still a lot of developers who have not
signed an FLA. If you're one of them please do consider doing so. The
details are at http://ev.kde.org/rules/fla.php


Cheers
Lydia

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