D-BUS Licensing?

Marcin Krzyzanowski krzak at hakore.com
Wed Jan 19 10:33:56 EET 2005

Użytkownik Sean Middleditch napisał:
> On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 12:50 -0800, Colin Johnson wrote:
>>Can anyone tell me what the licensing is for D-Bus and whether it be used in
>>a commercial product or not?
> http://cvs.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus/COPYING?view=markup
> The GPL can be used in a "commercial" product. 

Can and can't, really depend, should be checked and reviewed with exact 

> Whether or not the D-BUS
> license is acceptable to your particular needs is something you will
> need to discuss with a lawyer, as is the case with *every* software
> license.
> In general, though, linking a proprietary app with the D-BUS C library
> is allowed 

afaik not if GPL, like openssl case.

> and any process under any license is allowed to talk to the
> D-BUS daemon.

Marcin Krzyżanowski

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