KInfoCenter rewrite in Kdereview

David Hubner hubnerd at
Tue Apr 13 20:07:40 BST 2010

On Monday 12 April 2010 22:28:38 Alex Merry wrote:
> On Thursday 08 April 2010 23:26:20 David Hubner wrote:
> > On Thursday 08 April 2010 21:13:40 Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> > > One has to be careful to check if the licenses don't end up being
> > > incompatible with each other. For example, does the BSD-license code use
> > > LGPLv3-only code? Is that ok?
> > 
> > The LGPLv3 code uses BSD code, but i think it always has. I am not sure if
> > this is OK. If someone from kde licensing could look at this i would be
> > grateful.
> If you have both LGPLv3 code and BSD code in a file, that's fine, but both 
> licenses should be given at the start of the file, as I understand it.  The file 
> as a whole comes under the terms of the LGPLv3.  Put the LGPLv3 header first, 
> then something like "some code in this file is licensed under the BSD license", 
> and follow it with the header required by the BSD license.
> Bear in mind that if the code is LGPLv3 (rather than v2+), I don't think it 
> can be compiled into the same application as LGPL or GPL v2 code.  Dynamically 
> linking it to LGPLv2 libraries is OK, though, of course.
> Alex

Thanks, i shall look into this 

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