Licensing issues with dbus and dbus-glib
thiago at kde.org
Tue May 29 11:11:09 PDT 2007
Havoc Pennington wrote:
>Also, does the "viral" work in the app->library direction? If an app
>builds on libdbus, saying the app is a derived work of libdbus makes
>sense to me, but saying libdbus is a derived work of the app I find
>somewhat odd. Thus, it may be possible to use the lib under the AFL or
>LGPL and not have to choose the GPL option.
If libdbus is considered part of the system libraries -- and it is heading
in that direction in Linux -- GPL can link to it even if it's licensed
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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