kdelibs and the GPL

Anders Lund anders at alweb.dk
Wed Jun 19 11:48:47 BST 2002

On Wednesday 19 June 2002 00:57, Dominique Devriese wrote:
> d) these are GPL: some of them are plugins: i don't really know what
> the deal is with plugins, but it seems they are allowed to be GPL...
> Anyone knows if this is ok, or not ?

I'd like to know that as well.

> Note: Not all of them are plugins, e.g. kdeui/kaccelgen.h --> fix
> please !
> ./kate/plugins/insertfile/insertfileplugin.cpp: GPL (version 2 or later)
> ./kate/plugins/insertfile/insertfileplugin.h: GPL (version 2 or later)

Those are mine, and I actually didn't know exactly what to do. They are of 
cause not meant to be derived from, and I thought that GPL would be Ok. If 
threre is a problem with that I will happily relicense to LGPL (what ever the 
correct name is;)


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