[gst-devel] Songbird license exception

Stephen Lau stevel at songbirdnest.com
Fri Mar 21 04:01:19 CET 2008

(apologies if this is the wrong list, I didn't see a more appropriate 
list at http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/lists/)

I'm the developer advocate @ Songbird, and I'd like to put the following 
exception (as drafted by our crack legal team) in our license.  (We're 
under GPL):

As a special exception to the terms of the GPL, POTI, Inc. hereby grants 
permission for non-GPL compatible GStreamer plugins to be combined 
and/or linked with Songbird. This permission is above and beyond the 
permissions granted by the GPL license by which Songbird is covered. If 
you modify this code, you may extend this exception to your version of 
the code, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do 
so, delete this exception
statement from your version.

I just wanted to check with the relevant experts (you lot) and see if 
there were any issues you saw with the above exception and whether or 
not you had any comments or advice.


stephen lau | stevel at songbirdnest.com | www.whacked.net

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