Licensing issues with dbus and dbus-glib

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at
Fri May 18 09:05:18 PDT 2007

Rhythmbox is in the process of re-licensing their codebase to GPL
+Exception for proprietary gstreamer codec.  Since GPL is incompatible
with the AFL they can not use the AFL but since they have the exception
clause they can not unilaterally add that exception to the GPL license
for dbus-glib and D-Bus.  Any reason why we didn't lgpl the library

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at>

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