[cairo] Re: License for cairo changed to LGPL

Pierre-Alain Joye pierre at dotgeek.org
Thu Aug 5 02:43:19 PDT 2004

On 8/5/2004, "Turner, David" <DTurner at nds.com> wrote:

>If that's the *primary* goal, why not simplify the problem by releasing
>Cairo under the GPL + linking exception license, which is already
>used by projects like GNU ClassPath, PNet and others. Here it is:

Please not GPL. GPL is a kind of evil. Many licences are not GPL
compliant (and not only about linking libs). For example, PHP gets tons
of problem with gpl licenced libraries (the most known was mysql client
libs, solved by an exception). But it's still a pain.


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