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Re: Introduction

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2001-05-30 08:06:19 CEST

On 29 May 2001, Mark Chu-Carroll wrote:

> I hope that if Coven does successfully make it to open-source that we can
> do a lot of cross-fertilization between Coven and Subversion.

> Unfortunately, I'm stuck in a passive observer mode. Under IBM rules, I
> can't contribute any code to a GPL'd project without getting permission
> from management

[ License drivel from a IANAL ]

I'm not really sure how much you actually meant GPL or if you used GPL in the
sense like "a free/open software license".

If you decide to release Coven under GPL, there's gonna be hard to do any
major "cross-fertilization" (as in sharing source code between the projects)
as Subversion is intentionally not using GPL.

That is also a note for your second paragraph. Contributing to Subversion is
not contributing code to a GPL'd project.

Ah, and now, back to where we were! ;-)

      Daniel Stenberg - http://daniel.haxx.se - +46-705-44 31 77
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