kdelibs and the GPL

Thomas Zander zander at planescape.com
Mon Jun 17 18:05:23 BST 2002

The reasoning as to _why_ this is a problem would be nice to hear.  I'm sure 
it would be a nice thing for companies to code against the kdelibs under the
LGPL licence instead of the GPL.  But your email suggest KDE is violating some
copyrights, am I missing something?

(limiting the cc to only the public lists)

On Sun, Jun 16, 2002 at 12:08:24AM +0200, Dominique Devriese wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm mailing you because of problems with licensing in kdelibs: either
> you're the maintainer of one of the offending files, or you're
> subscribed to kde-licensing at mail.kde.org, kde-core-devel at mail.kde.org
> or I've mailed you in error, for which I'm sorry :)
> Recently, i noticed that some files in kdelibs were under the GPL,
> whereas they shouldn't be.

Thomas Zander                                           zander at planescape.com
                                                 We are what we pretend to be
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