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Re: Shipping a binary version of svnmerge.py under Windows

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-05-26 00:38:59 CEST

On Thu, 25 May 2006, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> On 5/25/06, David James <djames@collab.net> wrote:
>
> >If you're looking for the most flexible option, pick the MIT or BSD
> >licenses. These licenses are very liberal and are compatible with all
> >licenses.
> >
> >I've heard that the ASL 2.0 (and Subversion's license, which is a
> >derivative of ASL 1.1) is technically GPL incompatible.
>
> That very much depends on who you ask, at least with regard to the ASL
> 2.0, and the specific case where there may be an incompatibility is
> only regarding some reasonably obscure patent issues.
>
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/GPL-compatibility.html
>
> >(If you pick the BSD license, note that you will have to explain that
> >you chose the version which does not have the advertising clause. On
> >the other hand, if you pick the MIT license, you won't have to worry
> >about this.)
>
> This is true.

Giovanni, I would like to see svnmerge ship as a binary with the rest
of the binary distribution, and would also like to see it relicensed.

- Dan

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