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Re: svn commit: r24647 - in branches/ctypes-python-bindings: . csvn/core wraptypes

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-04-20 11:10:57 CEST

On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 09:28:40PM -0700, David James wrote:
> On 4/19/07, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> > On 4/18/07, djames@tigris.org <djames@tigris.org> wrote:
> >
> > > * wraptypes: New directory. Contains an improved version of the
> > wraptypes
> > > generator from Pyglet, which is licensed under the LGPL.
> >
> > Uhh, excuse me? I'm not a fan of adding more dependencies on LGPL
> > code, I'm even less a fan of importing it, and I'm especially not a
> > fan of doing either without any discussion at all.
> wraptypes is a ctypes code generator for Python, much like ctypeslib.
> It's useful for automatically generating Python bindings for
> Subversion. It is licensed under the LGPL but it is only used by the
> build system to generate code, and is entirely separate from the
> ctypes Python bindings.

When you say "entirely separate", I'm confused - is the code it
generates not used _by_ the ctypes Python bindings?

Does the generator have an explicit LGPL exemption in its license for
the code it generates, like the Bison license does?


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