license change (all contributors please follow up)

Joe Shaw joeshaw at
Tue May 25 10:13:32 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 23:37 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> There's not much indication that a new AFL will happen soon, but I want
> to go ahead and be prepared for the various eventualities, so we don't
> have to have another one of these "everyone follow up on license change"
> threads. ;-)
> We need the BSD/LGPL approval so people can go ahead and ship dbus.

Does it look like new versions of the AFL will not include the patent
clause which makes it problematic?  If we're licensing X11/LGPL anyway,
is there any real reason to bother with the AFL in the future?

Either way, you may relicense my code.


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