Copyright infringement and future of Hunspell

Rene Engelhard rene at
Fri Nov 17 14:21:39 UTC 2017

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 06:03:30PM +0000, Димитриј Мијоски wrote:
>    I don't see any copyright infringement, as Hunspell allowed LGPLv2.1 or
>    later, which safely allows us to put out derivative work to LGPLv3. And
>    also, ALL copyright notices were kept.

But you didn't ask the copyrigh holders.

>    As for the license, I really don't see what is the problem with LGPLv3. It
>    is a very open license which allows the library to be used pretty much
>    everywhere, including application with more stricter licenses like GPL and
>    proprietary licenses, and in more liberal licenses like BSD and MIT.

But not Apache, for example.

>    Again, the library is in good hands. If you want I can even show you my
>    computer science degree with the grades.

That does prove what?



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