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Re: [TSVN] To GPL or not to GPL

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-08-19 16:52:48 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
> You have my permission to change the license on anything I have ever
> submitted.
>
> Personally, I would prefer Apache2. That being said, does using Apache2
> prevent you from using any GPL code in TSVN?

According to FSF the Apache2 license is incompatible with GPL, although
Apache seem to think it is solvable.

GPL seems to take a greedy approach in that if you incorporate anything
which uses GPL, then you have to GPL the whole application. Maybe Toby
can shed more light on this.

> Also, what are the licenses
> for some of the items that have not been listed yet?
>
> GRETA,
Microsoft permissive license, full of legalese but OK.

> Scintilla,
Very simple permissive license.

> Spell Checker
Haven't found their license yet - Stefan, do you know where it is?

Simon

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