Licensing policy and Apache 2.0

Luigi Toscano luigi.toscano at tiscali.it
Tue Oct 22 17:11:00 BST 2019


Jonathan Riddell ha scritto:
> I'm not against this but the downsides are:
> -it's yet another licence so would add confusion
> -it's incompatible with the GPL 2 so there's an increased risk of incompatible
> licences interfering with each other
> 
> It doesn't seem to cover any use case that isn't covered by the other
> permissive licences, it's just a bit more explicit about some of the detail.
> Can you say why you think it's useful?

I don't have a specific answer; just consistency with other (python) libraries
around.

It is not compatible with the GPLv2, but it is fully compatible with GPLv3.
(moreover, it has a patent promise).

-- 
Luigi


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