dbus: Proposed relicense to MIT/X11
John (J5) Palmieri
johnp at redhat.com
Fri Sep 21 11:02:46 PDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 15:10 +0200, Michael Albinus wrote:
> Ryan Lortie <desrt at desrt.ca> writes:
> Hi Ryan,
> > You don't have to take my word for it either :). See the FSF's own
> > interpretation at http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/license-list.html:
> > X11 License
> > This is a simple, permissive non-copyleft free software license,
> > compatible with the GNU GPL. Older versions of XFree86 used the same
> > license, and some of the current variants of XFree86 also do. Later
> > versions of XFree86 are distributed under the XFree86 1.1 license.
> > This license is sometimes called the MIT license, but that term is
> > misleading, since MIT has used many licenses for software.
> > Hope this clears up any problems :)
> You make me happy :-)
> > Cheers
> Thanks for clarification, and best regards, Michael.
Of course this only applies to dbus and not dbus-glib. That has yet to
go through relicensing.
John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at redhat.com>
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