[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] doc: Update LICENSE to reflect optional libpulse dep on libdbus

Arun Raghavan arun.raghavan at collabora.co.uk
Tue Jun 25 04:49:06 PDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-06-25 at 08:57 +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> Hmm, are there optional dependencies to libdbus that cause it to become 
> GPL, or why would anyone choose GPL for libdbus?

I believe some folks don't like the Academic Free License. This might
explain the reasons:

(which links to https://www.gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html#OSL )

> Also "demoted to GPL" sounds like we have an opinion about GPL (it sound 
> like we think LGPL being of a higher rank than GPL).

In terms of restrictions, LGPL is less-restrictive, so I think that
should stand as an objective assessment. :)

-- Arun

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