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Fri Nov 7 12:26:35 CET 2008
Op vrijdag 07 november 2008 00:50 schreef u:
> A Divendres 07 Novembre 2008, Allen Winter va escriure:
> > Howdy,
> > Would it be possible to relax the licensing requirements in kdepimlibs to
> > permit GPL code? Currently, kdepimlibs requirements are the same as
> > kdelibs; i.e. only LGPL, BSD, X11.
> > There are at least 4 GPL libraries in kdepim (libkholidays, libksieve,
> > kdgantt, libkleo) that would be very useful for kdebase, KOffice and
> > extragear.
> > For example:
> > libkholidays could provide holiday info for calendar plasmoids
> > libksieve could allow Mailody to implement IMAP sieve filters
> > kgantt would allow KOffice Gantt charts without having to use the current
> > svn external etc.
> > Attempts at relicensing these libraries has failed or is very difficult.
> > We have tried.
> > I've been told that there was agreement at the last Akademy to allow
> > kdepimlibs to have GPL code?? If wasn't there so this is 3rd hand info.
> > I'd like an official answer. Or another suggestion.
> > Comments?
> I'm not at all involved in kdepimlibs besides roaming const & fixes :D But
> this is my advice, if you are going to accept GPL libraries in kdepimlibs
> adding a _gpl suffix to them seems a good idea so people linking know they
> are linking to a GPL library.
dfaure pointed out that that would break bc...
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